GOMBAK, 8 August - Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) and Universiti Malaya (UM) to establish the Malaysian Halal Institute Consortium to assist the nation in empowering the Halal industry locally and internationally.
The strategic partnership was aimed at forming a collaboration in the development of research expertise and the development for the benefit of the halal industry and networking at the national and international levels.
UPM, UM, USIM and IIUM would focus on research collaboration, information sharing for the use of the halal industry, development of talent and skills and cooperation in producing halal products and services.
The MoU involved four of the halal institutes of the public universities, namely, INHART (IIUM) - International Institute of Halal Research and Training, HPRI (UPM) - Halal Products Research Institute, IHRUM (UM) - Center for International Halal Research University of Malaya and IHRAM (USIM) - Institute of Halal Research and Management.
Updated:: 20/08/2017 [fakarrudeen]