Subsidies on Electricity to be Lifted in 2016 Gradually Over 4 Years
Bahrain Mirror: Member of the minor committee assigned to review the redirection of subsidies and development of government revenues in the Bahraini Parliament, said that “the government aims at lifting subsidies on electricity for non-Bahrainis gradually within a 4-year plan.”
Two-Week Online Registration for Compensation for Lifting Subsidies on Meat
Bahrain Mirror: Member of joint Parliamentary committee Ahmed Qarata, said “the government told the Member of Parliaments that it will allow people to sign up online within these two weeks to register for the compensation for lifting subsidies on meat.”
Bahraini Parliament Calls on Cabinet to Delay Lifting Meat Subsidies One More Month
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini Parliament sent an official address to the Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman on Wednesday (August 26, 2015), calling for delaying the lift of subsidies on meat an additional month.
Parliamentary Committee Calls for Delaying Lift of Subsidies One More Month for Further Consideration
Bahrain Mirror: Head of the minor committee assigned to review the redirection of subsidies and development of government revenues in the Bahraini Parliament said that the committee discussed postponing the lift of subsidies until October 2015.
Bahraini MPs: Bouhassan’s Participation in “People's Mojahedin of Iran” Meetings Is “Personal”
Bahrain Mirror: The General Secretariat of the Bahraini Parliament said that the participation of Member of Parliament, hardliner Jamal Bouhassan, in the meetings of the armed group “People's Mojahedin of Iran” does not represent the Parliament and is a personal issue.
Salafist MP Bouhassan Sues Al-Wasat Newspaper
The Bahraini Salafist Member of Parliament, Jamal Bouhassan, said that he will file a lawsuit to the Public Prosecution against a writer working for one of the local newspapers.
Bahraini MPs Complaint leads to Arrest of Twitter User for Opposing the Announced State Budget
The Bahraini Parliament's website made certain that a Twitter user was taken into custody over what it described as "insults against a Member of Parliament."