It’s Very Difficult for Bahrainis to Hear such Words
t is very difficult for Bahrainis, who are marginalized in their own country, to hear their PM Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa say that the government “doesn’t accept those competing with Bahrainis over their livelihoods”
Tamkeen: Wage Support Program which Targets Hiring Unemployed Suspended for Two and Half Months
Tamkeen Fund is going to extend the suspension of the Wage Support Program, which is geared to encourage hiring unemployed Bahrainis, an additional month, despite promises to reinstate the program early next month (March 2019), after deciding to suspend it for a month and a half, on the grounds of reviewing it.
Naturalized Businessman Says to Bahrainis: There’s No Feather on Your Head
Amid the huge national consensus on the Bahrainization of jobs issue, demanding that the preferential treatment given to foreigners over Bahrainis in employment in both the public and private sectors be put to an end, a discordant voice emerged, but this was not surprising at all.
Minister Al-Buainain was Right, Numbers are Proof
Minister Ghanem Al-Buainain did not lie when he said that “the Civil Service Bureau does not act alone, but implements state policy”. Yes, it favors foreigners and anyone who thinks otherwise is wrong.
Al-Absi: Criticism against Flexible Work Statement Issued due to Misunderstanding
Chief Executive of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority said that what was "recently mentioned about the flexible work permit is caused by an inadvertent confusion and a misunderstanding of a statement on flexible work," without giving further explanation.
Responses to Bahraini Industry Minister: How Did You Reach Your Ministry Post, Via Your Surname or Creativity?!
Two strikes by the Minister of Industry Zayed Al-Zayani have stirred the Bahraini social media, causing outrage.
7742 Foreign Employees in Government Departments
Numbers revealed by Minister for Shura Council and House of Representatives Affairs Ghanem Al-Buainain showed that foreigners in the government sector constitute 16%, which means that they amount to 7742 employees.
Parliament to Discuss Proposal Imposing 10-Year Nationalization before Granting Housing Units
Bahrain’s Council of Representatives is scheduled to discuss during its Tuesday session, a proposal law requiring that 10 years pass after someone has attained the Bahraini nationality, before receiving housing services, especially housing units.
Bahraini Interior Ministry to Reduce Visas & Residency Permits Paperwork
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain's Office of Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA) announced that starting from May 15, the paperwork requirements for applications submitted to the Visas and Residence Directorate will be reduced and the required stamps will be limited to only one.
Saudi-Based Companies Warn their Western Employees against Traveling to Bahrain
Operating companies in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia have warned western employees, especially Americans, against gathering in crowded areas and worship places in case they visit Bahrain.