International Islamic Food Processing Association (“IFPA”) held a meeting with the representatives of Poultry Union of Kazakhstan(“Union”). During the latest meeting, the parties discussed in detail the prospects of cooperation and signed a mutual agreement to further advance bilateral cooperation. After the roundtable discussion, H.E. Sheikh Bilal Khan, Director General and CEO of IFPA, and Mr. Ruslan Sharipov, President of the Union signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) for cooperation in poultry industry of Kazakhstan.
During the meeting Mr. Ruslan Sharipov noted that “poultry is a rapidly growing industry fuelled by increasing demand from Kazakhstani consumers. Union as a non-profit organization integrates the largest producers of poultry meat of Kazakhstan who are the main suppliers of all production in the country. The Union will benefit from the cooperation with IFPA and look forward to working closely in developing a pragmatic and cooperative approach to solving the issues of the poultry industry”.
Director General and CEO of IFPA H.E Sheikh Bilal Khan remarked that “OIC markets have a huge demand for value-added agri-food products of Kazakhstan and IFPA will work closely with the Union to develop the export potential of the poultry products.”
After the signing ceremony, the parties expressed their resolve and commitment to enhancing their level of cooperation for the continued stability and sustainable development of the poultry enterprises.