32pc Egyptians in Bahrain work in educational sector

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Of more than 21,000 Egyptians living in the Kingdom, 32 per cent are working in the educational sector, an official statistics showed.
This was disclosed by Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) CEO Ausamah Al Absi yesterday, while receiving Egyptian Trade Union Federation (ETUF) Egyptian delegationPresident and the Manpower Committee at Egypt’s House of Representatives Chairman Gebaly Mohammed Al Maraghy to LMRA. Continue reading

Embassies shower praise as first ‘Shelter House’ opens

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Pakistan Embassy has appreciated the establishment of the first “Shelter House” for victims of human trafficking in Bahrain, as Minister of Labour and Social Development Jameel Hamaidan inaugurated the establishment at Sehla yesterday. Continue reading

Collective efforts needed to ensure fair recruitment

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Collective efforts from the expat’s country of origin as well the country of his workplace are needed to ensure fair recruitment practices for expat labourers, according to Ausamah Al Absi, Chairman of Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Human Trafficking Committee. Continue reading

Ways to fight human trafficking discussed

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The National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking held its fifth meeting at their headquarters of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) last Wednesday.
Labour Market Regulatory Authority CEO and Chairman of the National Anti-Human Trafficking Committee, Ausamah bin Abdullah Al Absi briefed the members about the latest development related to the processing of a new shelter for victims of trafficking which is expected to be opened soon. Continue reading

Illegal migrants urged to comply with amnesty

Manama Illegal migrant workers are being urged to benefit from the amnesty and regulate their situation or leave Bahrain without penalties.The Assistant Undersecretary for Ports, Search and Follow Up at the Nationality, Passport and Residence (NPRA) called upon the migrant community to comply with grace period so as bring their situation in line with the law.

In a statement issued yesterday, he said that the NPRA has allocated employees and offices to facilitate the paperwork procedures. Continue reading