IFCCI held our Forum Group Discussion on August 21st, 2019 at Balease Arjuno Room, Mercantile Athletic Club Jakarta. The subject of our discourse was Halal lifestyle and regulations, an interesting topic considering Indonesia is home to approximately 225 million Muslims. We were honored to have Mr. Sapta Nirwandar and Dr. Hj. Subandriyah MM as our speakers, and Mr. Christopher Johnston as our moderator. Our discussion was also attended by IFCCI Chairman, Mr. Philippe Augier, and Deputy Head Of Economic Department of the French Embassy, Mr. Jean-Hippolyte Feildel.
Mr. Sapta Nirwandar, former deputy Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, who now holds the position of founder and chairman of Indonesia Halal Lifestyle Center, shared his detailed study on the economic potential that the Halal industry holds. He also expressed his optimism on what Indonesia can achieve in the international Halal trade.