CBB Lost $ 850 Million of Foreign Assets within First 9 Month of 2018
The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) lost 321.7 million BD of foreign assets ($848.7 million) within the first nine months of 2018.
Bahrain: Over 8,000 Gov’t employees Applied for Voluntary Retirement Program So Far
More than 8,000 government employees have applied for the voluntary retirement program to date, reported the Bahrain News Agency (BNA) on Saturday (November 3, 2018).
Opposition Society Cancels Seminar after Justice Ministry Pressure to Prevent Ibrahim Sharif’s Participation
The Nationalist Democratic Assembly announced the cancellation of a seminar after pressure from the Bahraini Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs, which demanded preventing opposition leader Ibrahim Sharif’s participation in the event.
Khalid bin Abdullah: Number of Applications for Optional Retirement Program Increases to 7,000
Deputy Prime Minister Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa said that approximately 7,000 employees had applied for the voluntary retirement program.
Hundreds of Employees Want to Withdraw from «Voluntary Retirement»
A Bahraini Civil Service Bureau source said that hundreds of government employees had submitted requests to withdraw from the voluntary retirement program.
Civil Service Bureau: 6,000 Gov’t Employees Applied for Voluntary Retirement
The Bahraini Civil Service Bureau said on Sunday (October 14, 2018) that the number of applicants to benefit from the voluntary retirement program has reached more than 6,000 so far.