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Discussion On Halal Certification: Businessmen Speak Out

Athuraliye Rathana Thero

Athuraliye Rathana Thero

In a continuation of the halal certification issue, Minister of Technology, Research and Atomic Energy, Champika Ranawaka met with some business leaders on March 3. At the meeting, the nature of halal food was discussed. It was alleged that the All Ceylon Jamaiyathul Uluma (ACJU) has been in existence since only 2000 and further charged that it was only in Sri Lanka that a theological group was issuing the halal certificates. It was charged that the ACJU had no right to issue halal certification. Continue reading