LMRA and NPRA holds a joint campaign

Labour Market Regulatory Authority has organised a campaign in Manama Suq. It was held in cooperation with the Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA), Capital Governorate Police Directorate, concerned directorate of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism and Manama Municipality. The campaign aims to inspect social media reports on illegal workers in Manama. 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

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

32pc Egyptians in Bahrain work in educational sector

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Of more than 21,000 Egyptians living in the Kingdom, 32 per cent are working in the educational sector, an official statistics showed.
This was disclosed by Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) CEO Ausamah Al Absi yesterday, while receiving Egyptian Trade Union Federation (ETUF) Egyptian delegationPresident and the Manpower Committee at Egypt’s House of Representatives Chairman Gebaly Mohammed Al Maraghy to LMRA. Continue reading

Collective efforts needed to ensure fair recruitment


Collective efforts from the expat’s country of origin as well the country of his workplace are needed to ensure fair recruitment practices for expat labourers, according to Ausamah Al Absi, Chairman of Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) and Human Trafficking Committee. Continue reading