Members of the Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture (ICCIA) have been urged to participate in the ‘Halal Conference & Expo’ to be hosted by Qatar in November 2020.
This was revealed by Qatar Chamber chairman and ICCIA first vice chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim al-Thani, who presided over the 29th ICCIA board of directors meeting held on Saturday in Karachi, Pakistan.
Qatar Chamber board member Dr Mohamed Jawhar al-Mohamed was also present in the meeting, which approved the decision for Qatar to host the ICCIA general assembly and board of directors meetings on the sidelines of the ‘Halal Conference & Expo’ next year.
The Chamber will host the ‘Halal Conference & Expo 2020’, which aims to showcase Halal products and mechanisms of certifying these items, as well as promoting the Halal trade worldwide.
The ICCIA meeting’s agenda included the election of a new bureau, the report of the general secretariat from March 2019 to November 2019, the general secretariat media activities, and financial contributions from January to October 31, 2019.
The agenda also included the adoption of chamber’s objectives for the period 2020 to 2024, the adoption of the document enabling the sustainability of chambers, and the mandate of the general secretariat to draw up the action plan, as well as the adoption of strategy of the Chamber’s forums and a proposal to update the chamber’s working regulations.
The meeting was attended by Pakistan’s adviser for Trade, Industry, Investment and textile Abdul Razzaq Daoud as a guest of honour; the president of the Federation of Pakistani Chambers Hajji Daru Khan Ashakzai; and General Consul of the state of Qatar to Pakistan Mish’al Mohamed al-Ansari.