The South African National Halaal Authority (SANHA) was accorded recognition for its
commitment to co-operation and sharing expertise with the world on Halaal standards last
It was invited to participate in three major International forums in Malaysia which has
taken a leadership role with its strategic location and substantial governmental
At the Malaysian International Halaal Showcase (Mihas), an annual International food
trade fair focusing on Halaal products and services that draws over 36 000 visitors and 500
exhibitors, SANHA was requested to introduce its operations and services to the global
gathering alongside the Malaysian Governmental agencies.
This was followed by discussions at the World Halaal Council Executive Meeting two days
later. SANHA is an Executive and founding member of the Council and has representation on
the WHC Membership Committee as well as the Shari'ah (Fatwa) Committee.
Finally the World Halaal Forum, a Malaysian Trade and Industry portal attended by 914
participants from 37 countries were informed of SANHA's plan to host an International
Conference in July in South Africa, concurrently with the continent's largest trade
exhibition - The Africa Big 7 - in July this year.
"Halaal is no longer the lamb of convenience or
appeasement being led to the slaughter but a colossal global demand of wide ranging products
and services that feed fundamental belief of all Muslims."
SANHA pledges to redouble its efforts and
uphold your confidence in us, Insha-Allah (God Willing)