Important Notice

Important Notice : As part of our relentless endeavor to provide a better service for our client, the LMRA will undergo a major system development and maintenance project; therefore, all electronic transactions will be suspended on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 and will return to operation on Wednesday, April 25, 2012. Continue reading

LMRA CEO receives Expatriate Workers Protection Society

CEO of the Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), Osama bin Abdullah Al-Absi, met today with the chairperson of the Migrant Workers’ Protection Society (MWPS), Marietta Diaz, and the society’s General Secretary, Beverley Hamadah. Continue reading

Labour fee exemption bill blocked

A BILL that would have exempted a government body from paying expatriate labour fees has been blocked by Shura Council members.

Parliament passed the bill in February, saying it would help the Sunni and Jaffari Waqf (Endowment) Directorates to pump finances towards developing existing facilities and building new ones. Continue reading

Bahrain plans clamp on hiring expats

New restrictions will be imposed on the hiring of expatriate workers to create more jobs for Bahrainis, said a senior government official.

Labour Minister and chairman of Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Jameel Humaidan said during the weekly parliament session that Bahrainisation was important to create a peaceful society, since jobs guaranteed personal security for local citizens. Continue reading

LMRA receives Kuwaiti delegation More Sharing Services

PM – 12/04/2012 Manama, April 12 (BNA) — Chief Executive Officer of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Mr. Osama Al-Absi received today a visiting Kuwaiti delegation headed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Central Agency for Addressing the Situation of Illegal Residence Mr. Saleh Yousif Al-Fadala. Continue reading

BCCI delegation partakes in 39th Arab Labor Conference

Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) financial secretary Othman M. Sharif presented a working paper during a roundtable meeting held in Cairo regarding youth unemployment and drastic transformations in the Arab world on the sidelines of the 39th Arab Labor Conference held in Cairo. Continue reading

HRH Premier Thanked by BCCI Chairman

PM – 26/03/2012  Manama, March 26. (BNA) – His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has received a cable of thanks and gratitude from the Chairman of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Dr. Isam Abdulla Fakhro, marking the landmark string of measures approved by HRH Premier as he chaired here yesterday the Cabinet regular weekly meeting. Continue reading

HRH Premier chairs cabinet regular weekly meeting

06 : 23 PM – 25/03/2012  Manama, March 25 (BNA)—
 The economic, trade and labour situation in Bahrain came under focus today during the cabinet regular weekly meeting which was chaired at Gudaibiya Palace by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa. Continue reading

LMRA CEO receives official Bangladeshi delegation

02 : 43 PM – 18/03/2012 
Manama: March 18 — (BNA)LMRA CEO Osama Abdullah Al-Absi received today in his office in the Labor Market Regulatory Authority’s premises an official delegation from the Republic of Bangladesh’s Ministry of Labor comprising: Managing director of the Bangladeshi Government-owned Organization for Expats Employment Abroad Services cum Assistant Undersecretary Mohammed Abdullah and the general director of Bangladesh’s Labor, Workforce and Training Bureau Mrs. Mufreha Sultan. Continue reading