The purpose of the agreement is to promote the development of the 1st International Halal Congress in Spain

Madrid, February 4th 2015. Coinciding with the presentation of the 1st International Congress “Halal, a Global Concept”, Isabel Romero, president of the Halal Institute and Luis Casado Sáez, General Director of Aresbank have signed a sponsorship agreement in order to promote the development of the aforesaid congress in Spain

For years, The Halal Institute has been working on the diffusion, education and public awareness of the Halal concept. This agreement gives a new boost to these efforts.

The Halal Institute has emphasised: “It is our pleasure to count on the support of a prestigious entity, such as Aresbank, a global leader in banking and finance, in order to promote this congress. We hope that this is the first of many collaborations to come”.

“Due to the stature, diversity and quality of all participants, organisers and sponsors, we are absolutely convinced that the 1st International Halal Congress pose an outstanding opportunity to exchange experiences and knowledge of a market full of opportunity for Spain”, has added Luis Casado, General Director of the Hispanic-Arab Bank, which this year celebrates its 40 anniversary.

The alliance formed between the Halal Institute and Aresbank, leaders in their respective sectors, offers the best conditions for a fast development of the Halal market in Spain.


About The Halal Insitute

Since 1998, the Halal Institute of Cordoba has been working to certify products and services, obtain the necessary international accreditations and recognition, as well as to contribute to the achievement of a Halal Standard in Spain and Europe. Today the Institute Halal has become a hub of the sector, meeting point of national and international initiatives led by individuals, companies and institutions with market and cooperation projects under the philosophy Halal, which is understood as a healthy and socially generous way of life.

About Aresbank

Since its establishment in Spain in 1975, the fundamental goal of ARESBANK, PLC. Is to promote the economic cooperation and commercial trade between Spain and the Middle East and North-African countries, constantly strengthening the relationship between entrepreneurs from both communities. Aresbank offers advice, financial and management resources to a growing number of SMEs and large companies from Spain, which have targeted these markets as a clear goal of their internationalisation.