Al-Absi: “Bahrain maintaining its Tier 1 Status in the US Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report is a historic achievement.”

The Chief Executive Officer of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Ausamah Abdullah Al-Absi, highlighted the Kingdom’s maintenance of its Tier 1 Status in the 2019 US Department of State Trafficking in Persons (TiP) Report, a major historic achievement which builds on the Kingdom’s inclusion as a Tier 1 country in the 2018 TiP Report, the first time a MENA region country was granted this honour. Continue reading

New Domestic Employees System Announcement

Dear Clients,
LMRA notifies the citizens and residents to complete the domestic workers permit procedures before the 12th March 2019, where LMRA will stop receiving new applications prior to the launch of the new system on 17th March 2019.
Please be informed that last day to receive payments for all applications will be on
15th March 2019.
For more inquiries please contact the LMRA call centre 17506055.

The Philippine Embassy dispense with self-accommodation and relies on Expat Protection Centre

Expanding on the growing ties between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of the Philippines, the LMRA has stressed that it is committed to providing services to ensure the welfare of Filipino workers in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Continue reading

LMRA CEO receives high-level Filipino delegation

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Chairman for the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons (NCCTIPs) had received a VIP delegation from the Republic of the Philippines headed by Undersecretary of the Philippines’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs for migrant workers, Sarah Lou Arriola.

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Inside Edition – Bahrain Achieves High Rank in Combating Human Trafficking

Anchor Sara AlBuraik speaks with Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons (NCCTIP) Ausamah bin Abdullah Al Absi about how he was honored as one of ten outstanding individuals by the US Department of State for his efforts in combating human trafficking. Continue reading