LMRA holds press conference on Expat Worker Registration Programme

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) held a joint press conference with the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), on the Expatriate Worker Registration Programme, at the Isa Cultural Centre. Continue reading

LMRA CEO highlights details on new labour market reforms

Manama, Oct. 6 (BNA): Chief Executive Officer of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Nouf Abdulrahman Jamsheer has commended HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister’s directives to replace the Flexi Permit with a set of new labour market reforms. Continue reading

LMRA Chief Executive receives Philippine embassy delegation

Manama, Sept. 6 (BNA): Chief Executive Officer of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), Noof Abdulrahman Jamsheer, affirmed the key role of the diplomatic missions in cooperating with the government bodies to enhance awareness of the expatriate workforce of their rights and duties and the laws and regulations to be taken into consideration in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Continue reading

Interior Minister chairs working group meeting; hails Bahrain’s anti-trafficking in persons strides

Manama, Aug. 7 (BNA): Interior Minister, General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, today chaired a working group meeting tasked with following up on the remark made in the report of the US State Department. Continue reading

Domestic workers’ check-up privatized

Manama, Aug. 7 (BNA): The Chief of Medical Commissions at the Ministry of Health, Dr. Aisha Ahmed Hussein announced that pre-employment check-ups for domestic workers have been fully privatized. This is in implementation of Decision (21) of 2022, amending certain provisions of Decision (30) of 2017, regarding the regulation of medical examinations for expatriates. Continue reading

HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister meets with recently appointed government officials

Manama, Aug. 2 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, today met with recently appointed Undersecretaries, Presidents, and Chief Executives from across various government agencies at Gudaibiya Palace. Continue reading

Bahrain retains Tier 1 Status for fifth consecutive year

(BNA): The Kingdom of Bahrain has maintained its top tier ranking, for the fifth consecutive year, in recognition of its dedicated efforts to combat human trafficking.The US State Department’s 2022 report on Trafficking in Persons (TIP) has placed the Kingdom of Bahrain in the Tier 1 status. Continue reading

iGA, LMRA collaborate on Employability Skills Portal

(BNA): The Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) announced its collaboration with the Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) on the development of an Employability Skills Portal (ESP).

The cooperation is funded by the Labor Fund (Tamkeen), the platform offers comprehensive data on the skills and jobs in-demand by the labor market. Continue reading