Labor Regulatory Authority launches talent portal to connect job seekers, employers

Manama, June 7 (BNA): The Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has launched a portal to connect job seekers and private sector institutions and companies. Ausamah Abdullah Al Absi, Chief Executive Officer of LMRA said the launch of portal is within the framework of assisting prospective employers to know about workers’ availability, skills, capabilities and qualifications in the Kingdom.

Al Absi expressed his thanks and appreciation to “STC-Bahrain”, one of the leading telecommunications companies in the Kingdom, for its role in supporting and establishing the portal for the labor market, pointing out that this step represents an embodiment of community partnership and effective cooperation between the public and private sectors.

Nizar Banabeela, CEO of STC-Bahrain, expressed delight as a member of Team Bahrain to support the initiative and confirmed the company’s keenness to encourage innovative ideas to serve the Bahraini community, including job seekers, and to design and activate portals in order to facilitate the process of obtaining the appropriate job.

Bahrain is witnessing a new era of development and prosperity in the world of digital transformation, which will facilitate communication in the Kingdom through portals and electronic platforms, he added.

Al Absi said citizens and residents could access the portal “” and register their data that will constitute a comprehensive information base for institutions and companies.

The portal will allow prospective employers to see the qualifications available in the Bahrain labor market and facilitate their re-employment in a way that fulfills their objectives, Al Absi said.

The portal will also contribute to limiting marginal employment in the Kingdom and will support the growth of the private sector and the enhancement of its capabilities in light of the global crisis and the difficulties in recruiting people from abroad.