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  • China detains 11 for smashing halal food shop

    BEIJING: Police in western China detained 11 people after a crowd of angry customers in early May smashed a halal shop suspected of mishandling food prepared according to Islamic custom, state media said...

    A group of “law-breakers” in Xining, the capital of Qinghai province, broke into a store on May 1 and vandalised it after discovering that non-halal foods had been transported along with halal products, a violation of...

  • Govt brings bill to promote halal food trade

    ISLAMABAD: The government introduced a bill in the National Assembly on Thursday to set up an authority to help Pakistan take a due share in what a minister put at trillions of dollars worth of world trade in halal food and other products...

    The Pakistan Halal Authority Bill envisions the establishment of an Islamabad-based authority, with a high-powered board of governors, headed by the minister for science and technology, to develop...

  • KP Halal food authority’s expansion to districts hits snag

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety and Halal Food Authority’s expansion to 15 districts of the province has hit a roadblock as its management puts the hiring of over 200 staff on indefinite hold...

    The authority, which was established under the KP Food Safety and Halal Food Authority Act, 2014, began operation in March 2018 and is currently working in the provincial capital and seven divisional headquarters, Kohat, Mardan,...

  • Pakistan has no aggressive designs, says Basit

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit has said that Pakistan is a peace-loving country and does not have aggressive designs against anyone...

    Mr Basit said the armed forces and the people of Pakistan had demonstrated the spirit of patriotism during the war...

  • Pakistan does not pursue aggressive designs against any nation: PM Nawaz

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressing a National Security Committee meeting focusing on the internal and external security of the country said, "Pakistan does not cherish aggressive designs against any country or nation...

    "Pakistan cannot be cowed down with hollow rhetoric and aggressive posturing," the meeting resolved, adding that the nation stands shoulder-to-shoulder with its armed forces to ensure defence of the country at any...

  • Pakistan plans to boost export of halal products

    ISLAMABAD: Fruity sweets and packets of chicken soup that fall foul of halal laws are disappearing from shop counters as Pakistan looks to clean up its Islamic food credentials to boost exports to Gulf states...

    At the start of the year the government published a list of around 20 imported food products it said were not halal, or permitted under Islamic law...

  • Sweets and soup vanish as Pakistan aims for halal export boost

    ISLAMABAD: Fruity sweets and packets of chicken soup that fall foul of halal laws are disappearing from Pakistan's shop counters as the country looks to clean up its Islamic food credentials to boost exports to rich Gulf states...

    At the start of the year the government published a list of around 20 imported food products it said were not halal, or permitted under Islamic law...

  • UAE allows Pakistan to ship halal products via sea

    LAHORE: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has allowed transportation of halal products from Pakistan via sea which would bring down freight cost by one third, Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) Chairman Justice (retired) Khalil-ur-Reman Khan said on Tuesday...

    He was addressing foreign delegates and local businessmen in the 6th International Halal Conference held at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)...

  • ‘Malaysia for more halal business with Pakistan’

    LAHORE: Malaysia wants to increase the volume of halal business with Pakistan with the help of local business community, said senior Malaysian educationist Dr Syed Jalaludin bin Syed Salim on Friday...

    He was addressing the ‘Halal Business Projection’ seminar organised by the Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA)...

  • Indian designs to scuttle diplomatic efforts for dialogue unfortunate: Pak envoy

    Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani has called on the US and the international community to help resolve the Kashmir dispute and not allow New Delhi to divert world's attention from the atrocities being committed against civilians in India-held Kashmir...

    “Pakistan's proposal for a strategic restraint regime, based on these three inter-locking elements, remains on the table,” he said...

  • Confessions of former TTP spokesman, Indian spy have 'unveiled India's nefarious designs,' says FO

    Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria on Thursday said revelations made in the confessional statements of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and former Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan have "unveiled India's nefarious designs" in Pakistan...

    "The confessions have proven that India has been involved in supporting terrorist activities in Pakistan," the spokesperson said at the FO's weekly briefing...

  • Govt official in Balochistan's Kharan bans 'beards with designs'

    A government official in Balochistan's Kharan district has banned residents from styling their beards in different designs...

    A handwritten notification issued by Assistant Commissioner Kharan Mohammad Bakhsh Sajidi, dated May 29, says barbers are "strictly barred" from styling customers' beards in different shapes or clipping them into designs...

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