30 Filipinos sign up for flexi permit

A FIRST batch of undocumentedFilipino residents in Bahrain have legalised their stay, thanks to financial support provided by their own government.Manila has agreed to pay a substantial contribution towards their flexible work permits, which were launched by Bahrain’s Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) last year. Continue reading

LMRA receives Heritage Foundation delegation

CEO of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Ausama bin Abdulla Al-Absi, has received a delegation from the Heritage Foundation, comprising senior researcher James Phillips, Thomas Callender and Madyson Hutchinson.  Continue reading

Flexible work permit launched

Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) launched the flexible work permit in a ceremony held at its Sitra branch yesterday.

The flexible work permit, issued for a period of two years, would enable an Individual to be his/her own sponsor. The permit holder would be free to work anywhere at his choice except in restaurants, salons and hotels, and would be entitled to service at all the Government health centres and hospitals. Continue reading