Brunei, China Sign An MoU To Develop Halal Food Sectorsqwcgadmin
21 Sep, 2014
Brunei Darrussalam: The Halal Industry and Bio Industry are among the sectors identified for expansion in the Government’s effort to diversify the economy. Development of the two industries will not only contribute to the nation’s gross domestic product but also create job opportunities to Bruneians, ©BRUDIRECT.COM reported.
In this regards, the Government of His Majesty the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and the Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam makes a new commitment towards the Implementation of the Brunei Bio-Innovation Corridor (BIC) by partnering the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of People’s Republic of China and Chile.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Government of His Majesty the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and the Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomus Region of People’s Republic of China to explore opportunities in creating a new supply chain linking Brunei Darussalam and the Guangxi.
Signing on behalf of the His Majesty’s government was the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources, Dyg Hjh Normah Suria Hayati Pehin Jawatan Dalam Seri Maharaja Dato Seri Utama Dr Hj Awg Md Jamil Al-Sufri while the Guangxi was represented by its Deputy Governor, Zhang Xiaoqin.
The signing ceremony took place at Marriot Hotel in Nanning and was witnessed by the Minister of Industry and Primary Resources, Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Utama Dato Seri Setia Awg Hj Yahya Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Hj Bakar and the Governor of Guangxi, Chen Wu.
In addition to the interests from Japan, Korea and Europe, new initiatives are established with a number of countries in South America which are interested in exporting Halal Certified Food into the Chinese Market. Brunei Darussalam is well positioned to bridging the gap between Europe, South America and China.
Source: The Halal Times