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

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

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

HRH Premier issues five edicts

Manama, Aug. 19 – (BNA): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa today issued Edicts No.: 30, 31, 32, 33, and 34/2014.
First: Edict No.: 30/2014 stipulated writing off electricity and water charges as well as municipal fees from the families of some deceased subscribers with a maximum limit of one year which have not been settled until the date of enforcement of the provisions of this edict in observance of humanitarian aspects and so as to assist these families. Continue reading

HRH Premier chairs regular weekly cabinet meeting

Manama, Jun. 1. (BNA) – The cabinet has welcomed the positive outcome of the recent visit of the Tajik President Emomali Rahmon to the kingdom and hailed the importance of his talks with His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. The cabinet has also praised the importance of the agreements signed on the sidelines of the visit in bolstering Bahraini-Tajil cooperation in the fields of investment, culture, tourism and air transport, among others, the Secretary-General of Cabinet Dr. Yaser bin Essa Al-Nasser stated. Continue reading

Tamkeen generates BD19m revenues from LMRA fees

Tamkeen generated BD19.1 million revenues from Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) fees, it was announced yesterday.

Tamkeen board of directors held its second regular meeting for this year and reviewed first quarter financial statements, as well as the preparations for 2015 – 2017 strategy. Continue reading

LMRA board welcomes Premier’s directives

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The Minister of Labour, also Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA)’s Board of Directors Chairman, Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, has welcomed the directives of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister regarding the easing of LMRA’s transactions for employers and businesses in order to boost the national economy and enable Bahrain’s private sector to boost its role in the Kingdom’s development and progression. Continue reading

LMRA to issue electronic bills

shfawazThe Labour Marketing Regulatory Authority (LMRA) yesterday said that the issuance of the electronic bills for the expats’ fees will be started in the beginning of next month. The authority has asked the business owners to update their electronic data in order to ensure that they receive their bills electronically. Continue reading