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

Thursday, 07 February 2013 - 19:29


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.




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.




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.


Three (03) more persons confirmed for Covid -19: SL Country total increases to 2,454
Saturday, 11 July 2020 - 6:18

Three (03) more persons have tested positive for Covid-19 (new coronavirus) infection. The country total has increased to 2,454 according to the latest... Read More

Friday, 10 July 2020 - 23:04

22 million cash bonanza, to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of Hiru – the highest cash bonanza through a TV channel -"22 years for Hiru, 22 Millionaires... Read More

Sajith and Ranil are clashing unable to share the green colour (video)
Friday, 10 July 2020 - 23:08

Former UNP parliamentarian Hesha Withanage stated that it is a foolish statement made by the UNP general secretary to say that the green color belongs... Read More