HM King: Bahrain will remain a beacon of moderation

 

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa has today received, at Al-Sakhir Palace, heads of delegations participating in the Government Forum to Combat Trafficking in Persons in the Middle East, organized by the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons and the Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNDOC) in the GCC. Continue reading

Foreign Minister opens Government Forum

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, inaugurated the Government Forum to Combat Trafficking in Persons in the Middle East, organized by the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons and the Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNDOC) in the GCC. The forum will run until October 16th. Continue reading

Bahrain’s rights achievements appreciated

Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, Chairman of the Labour Market Authority (LMRA)’s Board of Directors, received the  International Organization for Migration (IOM)’s Chief of Mission , Mohamed Al Zarkani. Continue reading

Bahrain’s anti-human trafficking efforts stressed

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, affirmed that the Kingdom of Bahrain, under the leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, is committed to preserving the values of peaceful coexistence and mutual respect with the international community as part of its efforts and keenness to combat trafficking in persons, which enables it to continue its pioneering achievements in this area. Continue reading

Bahrain’s success to maintain Tier 1 Status praised

Labour and Social Development Minister Jamil bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Board Chairman, hailed Bahrain’s achievement to maintain for the second year in a row its Tier 1 status in the US State Department’s 2019 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report in the Middle East and North Africa region. Continue reading

New mechanism to employ university graduates unveiled

A new mechanism has been adopted by the Labour and Social Development Ministry, as part of efforts to implement the National Employment Programme, launched by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister. Continue reading

Bahrain’s human rights strides highlighted

The British Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN and the Prime Minister’s Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Lord Tariq Ahmed of Wimbledon, received in his office today the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Kingdom, Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa, as well as the Chief Executive Officer of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Ausamah Abdullah Al-Absi. Continue reading

LMRA to inaugurate new domestic helpers system

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) will inaugurate in March the new domestic helpers system which will offer new services for citizens and the beneficiaries. Accordingly, applications for recruitment and the issuance of domestic helpers permits will take place electronically through one of the accredited domestic helpers agencies. Three operations will be combined into one and the beneficiary will have the possibility to issue or renew the worker’s permit optionally for one or two years. Continue reading