The importance of setting up of Pakistan Halal Authority to promote trade in food, medicine, and cosmetics has been emphasized Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain while chairing the meeting with officials of Ministry of Science and Technology.

Minister said that Halal Food processing in Pakistan will help in enhancing foreign exchange to support national economy.

Minister also directed the senior officials of the Ministry, to accelerate their efforts to carry out all fundamentals including staff hiring and Recruitment rules approval through Establishment Division, on a priority basis.

Federal Secretary MoST Mrs. Yasmin Masood, Acting DG PHA, and other senior officials of PHA and Ministry of Science & Technology (MoST) have attended the meeting.