The State government of PENANG, Malaysia initiated the development of PIHH Development Sdn. Bhd (Halal Penang) to promote, coordinate and develop halal industries and businesses in Penang - providing platform to diversify Penang’s economy. Spearheading the organisation’s bold initiative is Haji Abdul Malik Kassim, State Minister for Religious Affairs, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs. The halal facilitation agency has come a long way gaining global recognition in positioning itself since 4 years ago.
Penang develops the halal industry in a holistic approach based on ten (10) clusters; industry, logistics, agro-based industries, research & development (R&D), life sciences, Islamic finance, human capital, tourism & hospitality, marketing & promotion and entrepreneur development.