Launching of Philippine Halal Industry Development Strategic Plan 2023-2028 happening

Halal Friendly Philippines 2024

Pasay City- During the official  campaign launch of “Halal Friendly Philippines” by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) at World Trade Center last  January 23, 2024. Apart from doubling the number of halal-certified products, the strategic plan also aims to attract P230 billion in investments, and generate 120,00 jobs over the next four years.

The DTI said the strategic plan also targets to create a one-stop shop to link all stakeholders and ensure synchronized efforts and develop a comprehensive halal value chain national brand to promote the Philippines as the fastest-growing and most halal friendly through regional development, institutionalized knowledge management, skills matching and upskilling, investment promotions, and capacity building shared DTI Secretary Fred Pascual. With DTI Halal Program Manager  Aleem Siddiqui M. Guipal.

DZMJ Online and Diaryong Tagalog had a chance to personally interview Mary Jane Alvero-Al Mahdi ,  President and CEO of Prime Groups  based in UAE that company that does laboratory testing from environment, foods and microbiology. With her charismatic leadership. One of  Halal Champion women.  Prime Group is one of the Halal certifiers accredited by DTI and National Commission on Muslim Filipino.

Other certifiers joining the launched; Haji Atty Rahman Linzag of Islamic Da’wah Council of the Philippines,Inc. (IDCP Halal);Alex M Sultan of Halal International Chamber of Commerce and Industries of the Philippines, Inc.;Engr Mohammad Ali K Suib of Mindanao Halal Authority, Inc  and Engr Tita B Suib of Muslim Business Forum Inc.;Scheherazade Amilbangsa of Halal Development Institute of the Philippines and  Dhaliff Anuar of Halal Development Corporation Berhad  Malaysia.