Flexi work visa rethink

Manama, Aug. 24 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, today chaired the weekly Cabinet meeting, held remotely.
The Cabinet congratulated HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister, on the success of his medical tests, and wished him continued good health as he supports the advancement of Bahrain’s progress across all sectors, under the leadership of HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. Continue reading

Bahrain’s human trafficking fight draws US recognition

Human trafficking is one of the world’s most rampant human rights violations and, sadly, one of its most profitable crimes. A select group of countries is making efforts to fight the scourge — among them is Bahrain, which has implemented an oper-door policy for its citizens to report suspected human trafficking crimes. Continue reading

LMRA begins issuing new work permits

NEW work permits will be issued again from today, but housemaids will not be included.
The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) had announced last week it would start accepting requests for new work permits which have been suspended since March. Continue reading