Labour Market Regulatory Authority CEO Osama bin Abdullah Al-Absi, today in two separate meetings, met with the newly-appointed ambassadors to Bahrain, Alfonso Ferdinand A. Ver of the Republic of the Philippines and Alok Kumar Sinha of the Republic of India.
The minister discussed ways to bolster cooperation in various areas.
He briefed the two ambassadors on the grace period, 1 July-31 December 2015, provided for irregular foreign workers in Bahrain to correct their situations.
The meetings also discussed the embassies role in raising irregular workers’ awareness of the need to correct their situations. In addition to their efforts in providing transportation support for irregular workers whose passports not in their possessions.
The minister pointed out that LMRA has recently launched a new body in charge of the protection of the abused migrant workers.