The Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bakir Izetbegović has visited the international halal industry fair today, Sarajevo Halal Fair (SHF) 2018, took a tour around stands and talked to the exhibitors of various countries.

“My impressions about SHF are very positive. The exhibitors from all over the world are here” , said Izetbegović.

After the tour through the fair, Izetbegović pointed out that the halal production is a chance for Bosnia and Herzegovina.

“We import 50% of food, and 50% of our ground is untreated. Our land is clean, unpolluted. We have needed amounts of water. Halal market is developing and I see a big chance in it. Today I found out some details about halal production”, said Izetbegović.

SHF 2018 is organised by Bosna Bank International (BBI) in corporation with the Islamic Community of BiH and Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), and has gathered participants from more than 40 countries, and around 100 exhibitors from all over the world.

During the three-day-long Sarajevo Halal Fair (SHF) 2018., the meetings between regional producers of halal products and halal service providers from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Macedonia and Albania and major accounts and distributers from European Union, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Malaysia, Bahrain, Libya, United Arab Emirates will be held.