Bahrain: Politically Motivated 3-Month Imprisonment May Cost One's Housing Unit
At this point, the threads of the government's approach began to unravel little by little. It appears that some party is attempting to punish government opponents by robbing them of their remaining rights in this country, and this time it seems that someone seriously decided to deny pro-opposition citizens housing services.
Labor Ministry: Social Insurance, High Cost of Living Allowance, Disability Allowance and Housing Allowance to be Disbursed Today
Ministry of Labor and Social Development confirmed that all administrative and technical measures have been taken, in coordination with all competent parties, to implement the cabinet's decision issued in its session on (January 27, 2020).
Works Minister Rejects Abolishing Building Permit Fees on Housing Units
Minister of Works, Municipalities and Urban Planning Essam Khalaf rejected a municipal proposal to abolish building permit fees and insurance payments imposed by the ministry on housing units for government housing projects.
12.6 Million BD for Construction of 417 Housing Units in Al-Qalali and Wadi Al-Sail with Saudi Funding
The Tender Board opened a tender for the Housing Ministry with a support from the Saudi Fund for Development to build 71 "DANA-A" houses, 123 "DANA-C" houses at site 229, block 225 in Al-Qalali, and to build 111 "DANA-A" houses and 112 "DANA-C" houses at site 239, block 930 in Wadi Al-Sail, Riffa.
MPs Submit Requests to Form 3 Commissions of Inquiry on Economic Stagnation, Housing and Health
Three requests on the establishment of parliamentary commissions of inquiry on topics related to housing, health and economic stagnation were submitted by a Parliamentary bloc yesterday, with the participation of number of MPs, according to the Al-Ayam newspaper.
Websites of Some Ministries Haven't Been Updated since 5 Years: Newspaper
Akhbar Al-Khaleej newspaper said that the websites of a number of ministries and government agencies have not been updated for many years, and the last data shown on their websites was between 2014 and 2017.
Eskan Bank: VAT won't be Applied on Housing Services
Eskan Bank confirmed that the Value Added Tax (VAT) which is to start on July 1 will not be applied on the housing services or the monthly installments provided by the Housing Ministry, stressing that the bank would continue deducting a quarter of the recipient's salary without any extra fees.
Bahrain Gov’t Calls off Expanding Social Housing Funding Beneficiaries with Cancellation of New “Mazaya Program”
The Bahraini Crown Prince and First Deputy Prime Minister, Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, has ordered the cancellation of the "Mazaya" system for financing housing requests, and referring back to the former system for funding social housing.
Security Bodies Summon, Blackmail Citizens: Keep your Housing Requests in return for Participation in Elections
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that she received phone calls from citizens who were threatened by security bodies that summoned them to cancel their housing requests, if they don’t participate in the coming elections.
Housing Ministry Says It Distributed More than 690 Units from Al-Lawzi Housing Project
The Undersecretary of Housing Ministry Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Khalifa announced that the ministry had distributed 690 units from the Al-Lawzi housing project to beneficiaries over the past week.
Local Newspaper: Complaints from Detainees’ Families whose Housing Requests were Suspended or Cancelled
Families of detainees said that their housing requests have been suspended or cancelled by the ministry of housing within the past months after they failed to update their data, according to Al-Wasat newspaper.
Bahraini Gov't Vows to Meet Housing Requests of year 2002 by Next Year End
The Bahraini government, through the Ministry of Housing, vowed to meet the housing applications of the year 2002 by the end of next year end (2018).
Ministry of Housing: Over 53 Thousand Housing Requests in Bahrain
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini Ministry of Housing said that there are more than 53 thousand housing requests at a rate of 4 thousand requests annually.