Kumamoto, where Muslims from around the world live

Written by Nurjanah san

Kumamoto prefecture lies at Kyusu region, in Southern Japan. Here in Kumamoto live Muslim communities from around the world, like Afganistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Indonesia. There are students and families, trainees, nurses and foreign Muslim resident who are married to Japanese.

Muslims are very concerned about the Halalness of the food they consume. The growth of the Muslim communities in Kumamoto has increased the need of Halal products in this region. Of course, this has created business opportunities for Muslim communities. So, Halal restaurants and shops are much needed.