Introduction

Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) is a Halal development and Certification Body accredit by PNAC owned by Government of Punjab. PHDA has been aimed at formalizing the Halal sector i.e. Halal Product‘s Certifications against PS: 3733-2010,Halal Business Projection, Human Resource Progression, Compliance regime of Halal food safety standards and promote Pakistan as “Halal Hub” in the world.

Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) is an R&D Agency headed by learned Shariah Scholar Justice (Rtd) Khalil-ur-Rehman Khan. Technical experts having diversified background are being included in his team. Under the administrative control of Provincial Livestock and Dairy Development Department, its secretariat is being established at Punjab Agriculture and Meat Company.

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Halal Slaughtering & Safety Procedures

Certified Clients

5th International Halal Conference & Expo 2016

Training Workshop on Best Halal Slaughtering Practices

Chairman’s Message

  • Since the original concept of Halal products is based on the divine law, “O Mankind eat what is available on the Earth but Halal & Tayab”. Therefore, it is imperative to develop and standardize shariah guidelines, principles, rules & regulations for the Research & Development of Halal businesses at local and global markets.

    There is emerging segment of Halal Trade of 2.77 trillion estimated global value in the global markets, which is expanding rapidly under diversified areas of trade including Halal financing, tourism, hoteling, food beverages and personal care, etc. The Halal products especially food & beverages etc. are developed on the value chain basis (i.e.) production, processing and marketing.

    The creation of PHDA has been termed a step toward making Pakistan as Halal hub by opening new vistas for entering the global Halal market while serving the domestic consumer market. The demand for healthy and safe agro-livestock food products is increasing rapidly with increasing population growth rate and socio-economic conditions. This will also open up new economic opportunities and employment for the youth and traders. PHDA, being a leading entity of government of the Punjab is established to prescribe standards and processes for Halal Certification of food & non-food sector in line with research and advanced laboratory testing facilities.
    Mr. Justice (R) Khalil-ur-Rehman Khan

    Mr. Justice (R) Khalil-ur-Rehman Khan Chairman PHDA