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Consultations on Muis’ review of the Foreign Halal Certification Bodies Recognition Framework

Response to parliamentary question on whether MUIS will open a public consultation for the review on the foreign halal certification bodies recognition framework

Question

Mr Zhulkarnain Abdul Rahim: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development and Minister-in-charge for Muslim Affairs following the announcement that MUIS is conducting a comprehensive review to further strengthen the foreign halal certification bodies (FHCBs) recognition framework by end-2021, whether MUIS will open a public consultation where members of the public and stakeholders can provide their feedback and suggestions.

Response

Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs & Minister for Social and Family Development:

  1. The review of Foreign Halal Certification Body (FHCB) recognition framework aims to strengthen governance and transparency, as well as more closely align the framework to our domestic halal food consumption needs.
  2. As part of the review, Muis will engage relevant stakeholders to gather feedback. More details will be announced later in the year.

 

Last updated on 01 February 2021