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
Oh I did have a smirk the other day reading the lament from the Bahrain Recruiters Society – a strange name suggestive of a football coven or squad for military dragoonery – as with unusual honesty, they called off a strike, “because it would ruin their business.” Continue reading
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 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
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
The 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
The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) announced that it will, in accordance with the law and the Audit Bureau’s directives, begin cancellation of valid work permits issued to establishments that have not paid the monthly fees. Continue reading
A MOVE to increase the government’s share of revenues generated from fees levied on the private sector has become the first Royal decree to be blocked by both the Shura Council and parliament in Bahrain’s 11-year legislative history. Continue reading
The statements issued by Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Chief on ‘work permit’ and deportation of expatriates’ homemakers, who are employed as teachers across the Kingdom, has, undoubtedly, landed many private schools in a state of perplexity. Majority of the school heads, in unison, said that they did not want to ‘avoid either paying the monthly levy of BD10 against each foreign employee or the application fee’ as stated by Ausamah Al Absi, and assured that they were willing to rectify legal irregularities, if there are any. Continue reading
The Cabinet yesterday decided to extend the freeze on the monthly Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) fee for an extra six months.
The freeze had started in April 2011 and was expected to end on December 31.
This brings the government’s moratorium to 27 months to further boost the national economy and support businessmen.