GIMDES lead the 6th Halal Expo in Istanbul, this year the exhibition was finished on the 4th day with many innovations.
GIMDES (the association for the inspection and certification of food and supplies) conducted the 6th Halal Expo on 22-25 October in Istanbul congress centre.
The exhibition started with the opening ceremony. GIMDES President Dr. Huseyin Kami Büyüközer opened the exhibition as a host. The former minister Talib Özdemir attended the opening ceremony in addition to representatives of many domestic and foreign halal certified companies.
After reciting verses from Holy Quran, GIMDES president Dr. Huseyin Kami Büyüközer spoke about the benefits of the exhibition and he hope the success for the participated companies in the exhibition. Dr. Büyüközer said that all Muslims have to live within Halal and Tayyib framework in all over the world, and GIMDES are working to teach Muslims for Halal and Tayyib living conditions. Thus its highly important to work for achieving Halal and Tayyib lifestyle. for example we made World Halal Markets project as one of the ways to apply this system. Then Mr Talib Özdemir said in his speech that he hoped the success for all participants in the exhibition.
After cutting the opening ribbon, the visitors toured the exhibit to see halal products. The exhibition continues until 25 October with about 100 companies participated in various sectors.