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

LMRA Chief Executive receives Egyptian Ambassador

Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Head of the National Anti-Human Trafficking Committee Ausamah bin Abdullah Alabsi received today newly-appointed Egyptian Ambassador to Bahrain Yasser Mohammed Ahmed Chaban. He welcomed him, wishing him every success in his diplomatic duties to boost bilateral relations and cooperation. Continue reading

Foreign Minister opens Government Forum

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, inaugurated the Government Forum to Combat Trafficking in Persons in the Middle East, organized by the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons and the Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNDOC) in the GCC. The forum will run until October 16th. Continue reading

Under the Patronage of His Highness the Governor of the Southern Governorate, LMRA inaugurates its seventh branch in Riffa-Buhair

Southern Governer Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali Al Khalifa yesterday inaugurated a new office of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) in the presence of LMRA Chief Executive Ausamah Al Absi and other Labour Ministry officials. Continue reading