Jobs for over 60s?

We read with interest the news item ‘Saudi Job Push’ (GDN, May 31), wherein they advised that the work permits of foreign workers who have spent more than six years will not be renewed.

How about Bahrain? Will LMRA clarify the situation with regard to employees above 60? We see expats, particularly Asians, 65 or above, still in employments, not giving chance to locals.

Can anyone advise the rules with regard to expats above 60?

Curious George

l EDITOR’S NOTE: “LMRA’s website has many available and useful resources like application/visa tracking:, where people can follow up with their applications.

“And the expat portal, where employees and their families can check their information and status, as well as the Frequently Asked Questions and SMS status checks, etc.

“LMRA also welcomes customers’ inquires, complaints or suggestions directed to LMRA contact centre on 17506055 (Sundays to Thursdays, 7.30am to 3.30pm), or by e-mail to

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