Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka's Jamiyyathul Ulama urges government to take responsibility of Halal certificates
Tue, Feb 26, 2013, 09:41 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Muslim clerics' organization, All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama (ACJU) today announced that they are ready to withdraw from issuing of Halal certificates if the government takes the responsibility.

Addressing a special press briefing held in Colombo today, M.I.M. Rizvi Mufti, the head of the Jamiyyathul Ulama requested the government to create a methodology to issue the Halal certificate as done by governments of countries like Singapore and Thailand.

The ACJU said they are ready to help the government in this regard. Jamiyyathul Ulama further said that they would continue issuing the Halal certificate until such mechanism is created by the government.

Sri Lanka's Buddhist extremist organization Bodu Bala Sena has given an ultimatum to remove the Halal symbol from the products until March 31. The leaders of Bodu Bala Sena have vowed to completely remove Halal certification by the end of year.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka's migrant workers' organization pledges support to opposition candidate
Sri Lanka ruling party supporters attack UNP rally in Haputale
Landslide warning issued for 4 districts in Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan President says common opposition candidate copied his budget proposals
Two Russian naval ships arrive at Sri Lanka port
Heavy rains in Sri Lanka cause havoc with floods
India to export two warships to Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Election Commissioner asks employers to grant leave for workers to vote
International Gem, Mineral & Jewellery trade show opens in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Police to investigate ruling party minister taking suspects of arson attack away from police custody

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.