According to the report of ICCIM Public Relations; this forum was held under a MOU between "Malaysia Halal Development Corporation" (HDC) and an Iranian company "Neguin Group" which develop Halal market in this region with the cooperation of ICRIC.
"Dr. Mohammad Nahavandian" expressed, "the priorities of economical programmers are the cooperation of Islamic countries according to the Halal food standard and it is very important and profitable for investors to be present in Iran markets as the center of a 400 million population."He asked HDC to cooperate more with ICRIC as an ultra-region body in the field of Halal.
"Mr. Jamil Bidin" the chief executive officer of Malaysia Halal Development Corporation (HDC) said, "the reason of the holding of this seminar is to increase bilateral trade between Iran and Malaysia and to create the security in Halal market with the aim of common cooperation like: Mega mall project in Iran."
"Dr. Abdol Hossein Fakhari", the executive manager of ICRIC introducing the projects of the center especially Halal world project and said, "the potential of export of Halal Products is very high in Iran, and has emphasized on 300 Halal products exporting companies which have been received Halal certificate as the pioneer of the exporters of Iran's Halal products to the other countries like: Malaysia".
"Mr. Ramin Ahmadi" the director of mega mall great project has expressed the characters of this project and added, "this project is planned to establish in an area of about 19 acres in Ekbatan suburb with common investment of investing and popular participation organization of Tehran Municipality, Neguin company and Malaysia company for the construction of a cultural, sport, services and welfare complex. The first phase of this project will be opened at Tehran in Jully 2011.
The Visiting with the head of Malaysia Chamber of Commerce
"Dr. Nahavandian" in a meeting with "Mr. Alats", the head of Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and "Mr. Alhabeshi" the Director General of Malaysia Chamber emphasized on the bilateral cooperation in the field of Halal world standard, investing, banking cooperation and tourism. He said, "The current opportunity is an exceptional fortuity for profound relation of Islamic countries especially Iran and Malaysia which have common viewpoints and characteristics in the most of the areas."
"Dr. Nahavandian" had a meeting with the deputy of Malaysia ministry of Industry and expressed "it is necessary for OIC member countries to intra cooperate in this crucial time" and he asked the Malaysia authorities to apply all available capacities in two countries especially in common economical subjects and he asked Iran and Malaysia to prepare the "Halal Development plan" for all countries before next COMCEC meeting.