Aras 1st ‘Halal’ Trade-Tourism Free Zone

TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (MNA) – Aras free Trade-Industrial Zone is the first zone in the world based on the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation ‘halal’ standards.

Aras Free Zone International and Public Relations Office has announced that the Director General of the Aras Free Zone Mohsen Khadem Arabbaghi and Director General of International Halal Organization Abdolhossein Fakhari have signed an agreement for halalproducts and halal tourism.

In accordance to the agreement, Aras Free Zone is the first region on export and import of halal food, services and tourism.

In the accord 1,000 companies with halal certificate can benefit the services of this international port.

Having signed the agreement, Mohsen Khadem Arabbaghi told reporters that Aras Free Zone directors strongly believe in halal trade in the region; further Abdolhossein Fakhari pointed to the strategic role of the Aras Zone in expansion of halal industry in the region.

By Mehr News Agency

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