Sunday, August 11, 2019

Encouraging Muslim Friendly Establishments Through Halal Compliance

Wazzup Pilipinas!

The Department of Tourism (DOT) together with One Halal Association of the Philippines (OHAP) recently held a Halal Orientation symposium at the Baguio Country Club located in Camp John Hay in Baguio city. The event was attend by stakeholders from different establishments involved in the hotel, restaurant and similar industries, who may benefit from implementing Halal procedures as a way to attract the Muslim communities in patronizing them by being recognized as "Muslim friendly" establishments.

Participants were enlightened about the basics of "halal" and how to go through the steps on certification. Though the one day event may not be enough to fully go through the enrichment of the halal tourism campaign among the stakeholders, the noble effort is a boost towards the right direction as all organization continue their movements to intensify their agenda leading to a muslim friendly Philippines.

Speakers were from OHAP, namely Ismael Abaya, President and Founder, and Des Escartin, Admin Head and Co-Founder, Executive Director Ali Mohammad Maruhom from the Halal Food and Nutrition Council of the Philippines, Inc.,  and Philippine Director Zaidi Kassim from the Malaysia Tourism.

Jovita Ganongan, OIC of DOT - CAR gave the opening remarks, while Baguio City Tourism Officer Engr. Aloysius Mapalo gives the welcome remarks in behalf of Baguio city Mayor Benjamin Magalong.

Wazzup Pilipinas Editor-in-Chief Ross Del Rosario is the designated PR and Media Relations Officer of OHAP.

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