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24 February 2021, 11:56

UAE halal certification for Belarusian exporters discussed in Dubai

Photo courtesy of BelInterExpo
Photo courtesy of BelInterExpo

MINSK, 24 February (BelTA) – Belarus and the UAE have discussed a possibility to accredit Belarusian companies that want to ship their products to the United Arab Emirates. The relevant negotiations were held on the sidelines of the international food and beverage expo Gulfood 2021 in Dubai, BelTA learned from the website of the exhibition organization company BelInterExpo of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BelCCI).

According to the exhibition company, the Belarusian delegation headed by BelCCI Chairman Vladimir Ulakhovich held a number of talks in Dubai. For example, the Belarusian delegation met with Deputy Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology of the United Arab Emirates Omar Al Suwaidi to discuss the Halal certification scheme and a possibility to arrange a training seminar on the requirements for this certification by the Emirati side.

The accreditation of Belarusian enterprises that want to sell their products on the UAE market was also discussed with Minister of Climate Change and Environment Dr Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi. The Belarusian delegation invited him to visit the Belagro food exhibition due to take place in Minsk in June this year. The delegation also held talks with UAE Minister of State for Food and Water Security Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Al Mheiri to discuss Emirati investments in Belarusian agriculture. The minister was also invited to visit the Belagro exhibition,” BelInterExpo informed.

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