Kuala Lumpur – Zilzar Tech Sdn Bhd (Zilzar), the first global Business to Business (B2B) Halal e-Commerce platform that connects Buyers and Sellers announced today that it has been named a Winner for Best Halal Industry Technology Platform Award during The Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) 2016. The event was attended by H.E. Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, who also received the prestigious “Global Leadership in Islamic Finance Award 2016”.
The GIFA 2016, organised by London-based Edbiz Consulting, is the leading best practices award ceremony in Islamic banking and finance and celebrates the success of institutions and individuals, with an ultimate objective of promoting social responsibility, Syari’ah authenticity and commitment to Islamic banking and finance.
Zilzar, launched in October 2014, has excelled in its category, Our vision for the halal industry is to build and promote a platform based on integrity, trust and confidence that connects SMEs globally with halal products and services to buyers.” said Dato’ Dr. Vaseehar Hassan, Zilzar’s Co-founder and Chairman.
“This award is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its founders and most definitely its team’s extreme commitment. It is a great honor to be chosen for this award knowing that our effort has been recognized significantly,” he added.
Zilzar was honored at the GIFA 2016 Awards ceremony held on 29th September 2016, in Jakarta Indonesia.
Having achieved this impressive milestone, Zilzar is set to explore into bigger challenges to address the demand of the growing numbers of Muslims who are now spending more than $100 billion a year shopping online. As a result, the company plans to expand and open its regional office in Jakarta by end of this year.