Jamiyyathul ulama comments on HALAL; Government says Jamiyyathul Ulama a non recognized institution.

Thursday, 07 February 2013 - 19:29

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The issuance of Halal certification by the All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama has come under further scrutiny following a statement made in parliament yesterday by the countrie’s Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe.

 

Speaking in parliament yesterday Wickremesinghe noted that Halal certification should be issued by the Sri Lanka Standards Institution.

 

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However Secretary of the All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama Mursheed Moulasar presiding over a media briefing convened by the ACJU this afternoon noted that the SLSI was incapable of issuing Halal certification.

 

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Meanwhile Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Keheliya Rambukwella was queried by journalists today regarding Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe's statement in parliament yesterday.

 

In reply Minister Rambukwella had this to say.

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