Bahrain’s efforts to deal with COVID-19 impact on workers praised

Manama, May 22 (BNA): Director General of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Antonio Vitorino, praised the efforts made by the Kingdom of Bahrain to rectify the conditions of migrant workers in the kingdom. Continue reading

HRH the Crown Prince: Strong social cohesion creates a common purpose against COVID-19

Manama, May 5 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, today chaired a meeting of the Government’s Executive Committee, held remotely. Continue reading

The National Taskforce for Combating the Coronavirus (COVID-19) highlights measures and developments

The Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), HE Ausamah bin Abdullah Al Absi, highlighted that in April, in line with the directives of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, the LMRA is supporting the private sector by suspended monthly work fees, as well as fees for issuing and renewing work permits for a period of three months. Continue reading

Interior Minister holds remote meeting with Labour Minister, governors

Manama, Apr. 19 (BNA): Interior Minister, General Shaikh Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa today held an online meeting with Ministry of Labour and Social Development, Jameel bin Mohammed Humaidan. Continue reading

LMRA announces termination of monthly work fees

In line with the directives of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, to support the private sector as the main engine of growth, the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has announced the termination of monthly work fees and fees for issuing and renewing work permits for a period of three months, starting from 1 April 2020. Continue reading