Cambodia’s halal strategy paves way to diversify economy away from troubled rice crop, says minister for Muslims

Just over a year after Cambodia unveiled new halal food regulations, the country’s minister for Muslims has declared he is satisfied with the progress the community has made.

“I’m very positive about Cambodia’s halal economy,” Dr Othsman Hassan, senior minister in the Prime Minister’s office in charge of Muslim affairs, told Salaam Gateway.

“Now we want to promote what we can do and ask [halal] companies to look at Cambodia because we have lots of opportunities.”

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