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JHF Organization Profile

ORGANIZATION NAME: Japan Halal Foundation

TYPE OF ORGANIZATION: Non-profit organization

ESTABLISHED YEAR: 2015

LOCATION: As-Salaam Building, 1F, 4-6-7, Taito, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan 〒110-0016

CHAIRMAN: Mohamed Nazeer

CONTACT PERSON: Lafir Faslin

CONTACT DETAILS: Telephone +81-(0)50-3644-1045 / Fax +81-(0)3-5812-4101 / Email info@japanhalal.or.jp

WEBSITE: www.japanhalal.or.jp

ASSOCIATION with:

145_1_050139_000012 Japan Halal Foundation is associated with As-Salaam Foundation (Reference website: www.assalaamfoundation.org ) which is a prominent religious organization based on Tokyo. Also in partnership with Taito City of Tokyo, aiming to have more HALAL business entities, starting from free consultation till the actual acquisition in order for them to accommodate local Muslims and Muslim travelers. For more information, please contact Taito City Tourism Section (TEL +813-5246-1447).

ACTIVITY CONTENT

Issuing Halal certification

Japan Halal Foundation is issuing Halal certificates under two major sectors such as Product Sector for food and beverages manufacturing companies and Food Premise Sector for restaurants, hotels, catering kitchens, cafes, and coffee, bakery shops, etc.

Conducting Training

Japan Halal Foundation conducts training by experts on Halal certification for the Halal Assurance team members of the companies in order to explain about Halal concepts, Halal certification documentation, Halal auditing system, and implementing & monitoring of halal integrity of the certification.

Conducting Seminars, Exhibition and Workshops

Japan Halal Foundation conducts seminar, workshops and HalalExpo by collaborating with its stakeholders and government authorities in order to expand halal market and halal awareness in Japan.

Conducting Public Awareness Programs

Japan Halal Foundation conducts public awareness programs on Importance of Halal certification for halal conscious consumers.

CHAIRMAN

Mohamed Nazeer

Mohamed Nazeer is well-known business man in Tokyo also he is a highly influential person among the Japanese Muslim community. He has remarkable experience in social and religious activities such as involve in Dawah, Charity activities and acts as a Chairman of As-Salaam Masjid which is one of the prominent Masjid in Tokyo and leads a team of highly and qualified experienced Muslim professionals in JHF.
  • Chairman of Religious Corporation As-Salaam Foundation (As-Salaam Masjid) from 2011 to present
  • President of Sapphire Gems Export Co., Sri Lanka from1975 to present
  • President of Gyokuo Sri Lanka Gems (Jewellery and Gemstones), Tokyo from 1989 to present
  • President of First Impression (Branch of Gyokuo Sri Lanka Gems), Tokyo from 2001 to present
  • Member of International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA)
  • Member of Jewelry Town Okachimachi, Tokyo, Japan
  • Food Hygiene Officer

SHARIAH ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Japan Halal Foundation has appointed globally renowned Islamic scholars as Sharia Advisory Committee members in order to establish strong sharia board.

Rizwe Mufthi

Mufti M.I.M. Rizwe is the President of the All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama and he is a highly-respected scholar from Sri Lanka.
  • Graduate of Jami’athul Uloomil Islamiyya, Karachi where he specialized in Islamic Jurisprudence.
  • Graduated MA in Arabic & Islamic Studies from the Shahaadhathul Alimiyya Examinations conducted by the Wifaqul Madarisil Arabiyya,Multan,Pakistan,which is affiliated to the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
  • Former President of the SAARC Halaal Council
  • Member of the Sharia Supervisory Council of the Amana Bank
  • Chairman of the Shari’ah Supervisory Council of Amãna Takaful PLC
  • Member of Sharia Boards of several Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions in Sri Lanka and Maldives.
  • Mufti M.I.M. Rizwe has also been selected among the 500 most influential Muslims worldwide.

Sheikh Hussain Yee

Sheikh Hussain Yee is a Malaysian national of Chinese descent, well-known international Daee and is the President of Pertubahan Al-Khaadem in Malaysia.
  • Founder and President, Pertubuhan Al-Khaadem, Malaysia
  • Advisor, World Halal Council
  • Counselor, PERKIM Malaysia
  • Seconded to Hong Kong, Director of Islamic Centre, Hong Kong
  • Advisor, Islamic Refugees of Cambodia (FRANCO), Paris, France
  • Advisor, Idrissi Islamic International School, Malaysia
  • Advisor, Syura Committee of the State Government of Penang, Malaysia
  • Advisor, Integrated Islamic School Kota Damansara, Malaysia

Mohamed Anas Mufthi

Mohamed Anas Mufthi is a Sri Lankan national, currently living in Japan and he has great experience in Japan Halal Industry
  • Completed graduation in Islamic Sharia Course at University of Darul Uloom Deoband, India on 1995.
  • Completed PhD in Hadeeth Course at University of Darul Uloom Deoband, India on 1996.
  • Complete PhD in iftah Course at University of Ashraful Uloom Gangoh, India on 1997.
  • Islamic Law teacher Rahmaniyah Arabic College, Akurana, Sri Lanka (1999-2001)
  • Attended training on Halal Assurance System, conducted by MUI, Indonesia
  • Founder & Chairman of Nusra Foundation Japan (Welfare Association)
  • Founder & Chairman of Halal Japan in Face book since 2013.
  • Ebina Masjid Fatwas Job (2001-2012)
  • Chief Advisor of British International School Ayase, Kanagawa, Japan

TECHNICAL EXPERTS

Mohamed Lafir Faslin

Faslin is a Food Scientist graduated from University of Peradeniya, he has wide range of experience in Halal industry from 2009 to present and attended many trainings and conferences in various countries.
  • Former Technical Manager at Halal Accreditation Council (HAC), Sri Lanka from 2014 to 2016.
  • Graduated in Food Science & Technology from University of Peradeniya
  • Certified Lead auditor in ISO-22000 Food Safety Management System by IRCA-UK
  • Lead Halal Auditor Training Course on Global Halal Management System by International Halal Integrity Alliance Ltd (IHI Alliance), sponsored via Islamic Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Regional Inspection & Certification Agency, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Training program on Halal Standards on Conformance Infrastructure for OIC Countries by MTCP- Malaysian Technical Cooperation Program, in Malaysia.
  • Halal Testing Training on Food Products conducted by Halal Science Centre, Cholalongkorn University, Thailand
  • Halal Certification Workshop by South African National Halal Authority, in South Africa
  • Training program on International Training for Auditors of Halal Certifying Bodies- MUI-Indonesian Council of Ulama, in Indonesia.

Rousselot-Pailley Guy Leandre

Guy Leaandre is a revert Muslim from France and currently living in Japan, technical advisor in Japan Halal Foundation, he has strong background on food product business also he has good technical and practical knowledge in the food production mainly vinegar, bakery products, ect.
  • Faculte des Lettres et Sciences Humaines de Lyon University of Arts and Social Sciences, Lyon, France.
  • Authorized Commercial Agent, Permit Holder, from March 1979 by Court of Commerce of Lyon, France for Food products (liquids, solids) in activity since 1979, established in Japan.
  • Sales representation of French foodstuffs & beverages manufactured in France and exported to Japan.

OTHER STAFF MEMBERS

Saarah Saori

Saarah Saori plays an active role in Administration, Halal Auditing and Human Resources Management in JHF.
  • Undergraduate study in Food Field and Interior Field from Department of Living Science, Mejiro Gakuen College University, Tokyo Japan
  • Director in Religious Corporation As-Salaam Foundation (As-Salaam Masjid) from 2011 to present
  • Director in Gyokuo Sri Lanka Gems (Jewellery and Gemstones), Tokyo from 1996 to present
  • Director in First Impression (Branch of Gyokuo Sri Lanka Gems), Tokyo from 2001 to present
  • Food Hygiene Officer
  • Having experience in Halal audit from 2015 to present
  • Office Worker in Human Resource Department of Government Pension Investment Fund Co., Ltd from 1989 to 1996

Yuki Atalay

Yuki Atalay plays a major role in Halal Auditing, Communication and Clerical works in JHF.
  • International Muslimah Course at International Islamic University Malaysia by RISEAP
  • Studied Tourism at Kyushu Foreign Language Collage in Fukuoka, Japan
  • The Arabic Teaching Institute for Foreigners ( ATIF) in Syria
  • Having experience in Halal audit from 2016

OUTSIDE MEMBERS

Representative – Jun Zaki

Associate Professor of Graduate School of Technology, Industrial and Social Sciences, Tokushima University
JHF Shikoku Bureau Director
Affiliated Organizations: Jakim, MUI



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