LMRA begins issuing new work permits

NEW work permits will be issued again from today, but housemaids will not be included.
The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) had announced last week it would start accepting requests for new work permits which have been suspended since March. Continue reading

LMRA announces resumption of work permit issuance for employment from abroad

Manama, July 29 (BNA): Bahrain’s Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) today announced that it will start accepting requests for new work permits starting from August 9th, 2020, following its temporary suspension in March due to COVID-19 disruptions. Continue reading

Migrant workers at heart of Bahrain’s COVID-19 strategy

When we look back at the history of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the years to come, when restrictions on movement are lifted and friends are reunited, what will be the most important lessons learned? I suggest this: When people united, to respect social distancing and protect the vulnerable, we discovered our most powerful weapon against the virus. One of the things this pandemic has made clear is that the whole community must come together to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Continue reading

Deputy Premier issues edict exempting adversely affected businesses from some LMRA fees

Manama, July 12 (BNA): Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Ministerial Committee for Financial and Economic Affairs and Fiscal Balance, Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, today issued an edict, exempting businesses adversely affected by the repercussions of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) from paying some fees imposed by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA). Continue reading

HM King congratulated on Tier 1 achievement

Manama,  June 25 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa received a cable of congratulations from Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer Ausamah bin Abdulla Alabsi on the achievement of Bahrain which was ranked among the Tier 1 in the US Department of State Trafficking in Persons (TiP) Report for the third consecutive year. Continue reading

HRH Premier congratulated on Tier 1 milestone

Manama,  June 25 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa received a cable of congratulations from Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief Executive Officer Ausamah bin Abdulla Alabsi on the achievement of Bahrain which was ranked among the Tier 1 in the US Department of State Trafficking in Persons (TiP) Report for the third consecutive year. Continue reading