LPPOM-MUI to promote halal certification for hotels

hotel symbolization-of-halal

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA – The Indonesian Ulema Council’s Food and Drug Analysis Agency (LPPOM MUI) will promote halal certification for hotels in the regions of tourist destinations. LPPOM MUI Director, Lukmanul Hakim said that Jakarta provincial governor previously issued regulation about it.

Lukmanul Hakim

Lukmanul Hakim

“Next provinces are Central Java, West Java, Yogyakarta and Bali,” Hakim said recently.

The agency is discussing with other areas, particularly Padang, West Sumatra. Hakim said that MUI would provide halal certification process for hotels gradually. Jakarta as the first pilot project has become tourist destinations that need promotional values. West Java will also become a halal province.

At least 50 percent hotels in each province getting halal certifications this year. Hakim said that government needed to support the promotion of halal certification for hotels. — Reported by Ani Nursalikah/Mutia Ramadhani, edited by Yeyen Rostiyan

Aston Denpasar Hotel & Convention Center General Manager Irmansjah Mahdewa, receiving the hotel Halal certification from the MUI (Top) and a group picture of the hotel's senior staff marking the occasion. 'Halal Certification' - means the kitchen, food preparations, supply chains and menus of the hotel have all been inspected and certified to confirm to strict requirements for compliance with Islamic dietary traditions.

Aston Denpasar Hotel & Convention Center General Manager Irmansjah Mahdewa, receiving the hotel Halal certification from the MUI (Top) and a group picture of the hotel’s senior staff marking the occasion. ‘Halal Certification’ – means the kitchen, food preparations, supply chains and menus of the hotel have all been inspected and certified to confirm to strict requirements for compliance with Islamic dietary traditions.

http://www.republika.co.id/berita/en/islam-in-archipelago/14/01/17/mzjko9-lppommui-to-promote-halal-certification-for-hotels.

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