Gulf Air supports the national campaign of “Easy Exit project”

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain 26 July 2010:

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has extended its full support and cooperation to the national campaign launched recently to address the issue of irregular employment of foreign nationals in the Kingdom known as “Easy Exit project”. Continue reading

Surge in Bangladeshi Easy Exit applicants expected in Ramadhan

Bonny Mascarenhas

Caption: Bangladeshi applicants are seen queuing up outside the Embassy.

The Bangladeshi Embassy is anticipating a surge in the number of Easy Exit applicants with the advent of Ramadhan.
“At present we receive about 500 applicants each week. But from the feedback received during our visits to different areas in the Kingdom,

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Over 4,000 illegal expats have left under Easy Exit scheme

Over 4,000 illegal expats have left the Kingdom since the start of the Easy Exit campaign. Spokesperson for the supreme committee tasked with tackling the problem of illegal labour, Waheed Al Beloushi, revealed yesterday that more that 4,000 labourers have left under the scheme at a rate of around 500 a week. Continue reading

Over 5,000 illegal expats apply

Over 5,000 illegal residents, including mostly Bangladeshis and Indians, have applied to leave the Kingdom under the LMRA’s ongoing Easy Exit scheme. Speaking to the Bahrain Tribune, representatives from the Bangladeshi and Indian embassies explained that of these, an estimated 3,000 have probably already left the Kingdom. Continue reading