The UAE-Korea International Conference for Halal - Seoul
The UAE has succeeded under the guidance of its wise leadership and the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. He has established an integrated and healthy system for the Islamic economy and our country has become the heart of this sector. In terms of its overall performance on the global index of the Islamic economy for the year 2016 - 2017 .
I am pleased to note that our country is leading global efforts to assess the size of the Islamic economy. We are developing a unified system for the Halal industry in the food and beverage, cosmetics, perfumes, textiles, medicines and food supplements sectors.
From the far north-east of Russia to the far south-west of Argentina, from Canada to Australia, the UAE's Halal system is expanding and is a remarkable success that reflects the UAE's keenness to establish a unified global framework for it.
We are with you now, in a new step on the road of our strong relations of cooperation and partnership between the United Arab Emirates and the Republic of Korea, and we are keen to expand the horizons of this cooperation to serve our common interests and develop the economies of both countries.