A bilateral meeting was organized in the Iranian embassy in Moscow, where the parties discussed the most important tendencies and prospects of the Russian halal industry development. The Russian party was represented by the delegates of the Russia Muftis Council headed by Madina Kalimullina, director of the Moscow Halal Expo exhibition. The Iranian party was represented by the ambassador of the country, Mehdi Sanai.
During the meeting the participants discussed the current condition, challenges and prospects of the halal market. One of important questions was related to participation of Iranian manufacturers of halal products in the 5th Moscow Halal Expo exhibition, which will take place in June 2014 in the capital of Russia. Madina Kalimullina informed the representative of the Iranian party about the programme and main tasks of the event, including creation of a professional business platform for joint work of entrepreneurs, financial experts and investors. She came up with a suggestion that the Iranian delegation should take part in the upcoming event. Mehdi Sanai said he was amazed with the scope and general organization of the exhibition. In his opinion, the exhibition was the most important and outstanding event for Muslims in the whole world.
In conclusion, the Iranian ambassador thanked his Russian colleagues and promised that the Iranian embassy would actively contribute to the development of commercial and partnership relations between the two countries.