LMRA Chief Executive receives Trafficking in Persons Chief Prosecutor

Manama, Oct. 24 (BNA): Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Ausamah bin Abdullah Alabsi, the Head of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, received in his office Trafficking in Persons Chief Prosecutor Dr. Ali Al Shewikh, in the presence of Deputy Chief Prosecutor Nasser Al Sheeb. Continue reading

Attorney General’s decision to establish anti-human trafficking prosecution praised

Manama, Oct. 18 (BNA): Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Ausamah bin Abdullah Alabsi, the Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, praised the decision of Attorney General Dr. Ali bin Fadhel Al Buainin to establish an Anti-human Trafficking Prosecution, stressing the committee’s support to the decision and its full readiness to cooperate with the prosecution in assisting the victims.

Al Absi pointed out that the Anti-human Trafficking Prosecution is a new achievement for the Kingdom of Bahrain in combating this crime. He added it also demonstrates the extent to which the culture of combating trafficking in persons has become entrenched in the state’s infrastructure as an integral part of the work environment in the Kingdom.

Al Absi explained that the establishment of a prosecution specialised in combating trafficking in persons would contribute to boosting the efforts to combat this crime by giving a solid legal impetus to investigate cases in accordance with law 1/2008 on combating trafficking in persons and related laws. He added the move will also accelerate the process of redress for the victims and granting them their rights after punishing the perpetrators.

The Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons affirmed that the decision proves anew the kingdom’s ongoing efforts to improve the work environment and combat human trafficking, be it at the local or international level. He pointed out that the kingdom’s unrelenting efforts in this respect have earned it international trust, being a model to emulate in combating trafficking in persons.

Development of Flexi Permit policy: Intensifying inspection campaigns on employer and illegal workers

Manama, Oct. 6 (BNA): During the past years, the flexi work permit has contributed to preventing a raise in the number of illegal expatriate workers. It has also facilitated many procedures for entry-level workers and enabled them to work in more than one job at the same time, full-time or part-time, which contributed to the availability of suitable employment with the required competence for entrepreneurs and investors. Continue reading

Flexi work visa rethink

Manama, Aug. 24 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, today chaired the weekly Cabinet meeting, held remotely.
The Cabinet congratulated HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister, on the success of his medical tests, and wished him continued good health as he supports the advancement of Bahrain’s progress across all sectors, under the leadership of HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. 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

HRH Crown Prince congratulated on Tier 1 honour

Manama, June 25 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister 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

Labor Regulatory Authority launches talent portal to connect job seekers, employers

Manama, June 7 (BNA): The Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has launched a portal to connect job seekers and private sector institutions and companies. Ausamah Abdullah Al Absi, Chief Executive Officer of LMRA said the launch of portal is within the framework of assisting prospective employers to know about workers’ availability, skills, capabilities and qualifications in the Kingdom. Continue reading