Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain while chairing the meeting with officials of Ministry of Science and Technology, here at Islamabad today, emphasized the importance of setting up of Pakistan Halal Authority to promote trade in food, medicine and cosmetics.
The Minister said that Halal Food processing in the country will help in earning precious foreign exchange to strengthen national economy.
Minister also directed the senior officials of the Ministry, to expedite their efforts to fulfill all pre requisites including hiring of staff and approval of Recruitment rules through Establishment Division, on priority basis.
Federal Secretary MoST Mrs. Yasmin Masood. Acting DG PHA ,and other senior officials of PHA and Ministry of Science & technology (MoST) were also present in the meeting.