(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Minister of Justice, Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Nayef Al-Ajmi said here on Saturday his ministry is set to organize a Gulf conference on Halal industry and its services on May 13.
The Third Gulf Conference on the Halal Industry and its Services, which will be held under the title "Developments in the Halal Industry", will attract a constellation of scholars, thinkers and specialists, the ministry said in a statement.
By hosting this gathering, the Ministry of Awqaf is seeking to focus on, and keep abreast of developments in the Halal industry and to review Halal-related affairs from an Islamic legal and health perspective, the minister added.
The event is primarily intended to conduct a foundational and Islamic legal review of the fundamental principles, legal canons and edicts related to the Halal industry, cope with developments in the Halal industry and promote investment in the Halal industry, he pointed out.
The minister hoped the conference will come up with concrete recommendations that could contribute to setting out Halal industry controls and rules and to spurring the finding of alternatives to non-Halal services.