Bahraini Dies while Working in Kuwait
Bahraini youth Qassim Mohammed Abdulrasoul Al-Ali died in Kuwait (November 19) while working at a station belonging to the Kuwaiti Ministry of Electricity.
Crown Prince Appoints 15 Directors at 7 Gov't Institutions
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minster, issued edicts appointing 15 directors at 7 government institutions.
Works Ministry to Stop Collecting Rents from all Tenants of Municipal Properties for Three Months
Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister Essam bin Abdullah Khalaf instructed those who concerned in the municipalities to take the necessary measures to stop collecting rents and allowance from all tenants of municipal properties for three months, starting in April.
Naturalized People Abusing Both Bahrainis’ Services and Foreigners’ Privileges
Another incident reveals that the safes are unguarded in Bahrain, and that naturalized people continue to abuse public funds, while there are no signs that any party in the ruling family is willing to put an end to the naturalization issue.
Trial of Works Ministry Employee over Bribery Commences
The First High Criminal Court started the trial of an employee in the Ministry of Works over demanding 2,000 BD bribe in order to pass lamps shipment that do not conform to the ministry's specifications.
More than 500 Foreigners Working at Minister of Works with Average salary of 750BD: MP
MP Ibrahim Al-Nafei said that the Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry on Bahrainization of Jobs met Minister of Works, Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning Essam Khalaf and reviewed the statements of the staff working at the ministry.
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.
6 Million BD from Works Ministry Revenues not Transferred to State Treasury
National Audit Office report for 2019 stated the Ministry of Works and Municipalities continued to use some of its revenues for its recurrent expenses, without transferring them to the state public account.
Anti-Corruption Arrests Employee for Taking Bribe
Directorate of Anti-corruption and Economic and Electronic Security said that it arrested an employee of the Ministry of Works red-handed while receiving bribe money for offering services against his job duties.
Crown Prince Appoints Directors at Ministries of Interior and Works, Public Prosecution
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa issued 3 edicts for the year 2019 appointing directors at the Ministries of Interior and works and public prosecution
Accused of Forging PhD Works Ministry Undersecretary Only Owns Diploma: Newspaper
Bahraini local Al-Bilad newspaper reported that the undersecretary of the Ministry of Works, Mohammad Al-Ansari, accused of forging his higher education certificates, only has a high school certificate and a diploma from the University of Bahrain and that all the rest of his certificates are forged and issued by fake foreign universities.
Khalifa bin Salman Tours Sanabis and Some Manama Neighborhoods
Bahrain's Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, 85, toured on Monday (March 25, 2019) the village of Sanabis and the Marouzan area. He also toured some neighborhoods of the capital Manama on Tuesday.
Ministry of Works Departments and Directorates Merged due to Employees Shortage after Voluntary Retirement: Newspaper
The Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning will witness a restructuring in the coming days after the acceptance of applicants for voluntary retirement, which will lead to a shortage of employees in all departments and directorates of the ministry.
No VAT on Constructing Residential, Commercial and Industrial Buildings and Real Estate Services
Minister of Works, Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning Essam Khalaf explained that residential, commercial or industrial buildings would not be affected by VAT as well as the construction services were construction or planning permission services.
NAO Report: Sewage Stations Exceed Capacity by 186%, Polluting Sea
The report of the Financial and Administrative National Audit Office for 2017 and 2018 states that the amount of water received by the sewage stations in the Kingdom exceeds its absorptive capacity by up to 186%.
NAO Report: Works and Municipalities Ministry Haven’t Paid Dues Worth 3.3 Million Dinars since 2011
The Financial and Administrative National Audit Office disclosed in its report for 2017 and 2018 that the Ministry of Works and Municipalities has not paid its financial obligations to a number of suppliers, some of which go back to 2011, worth 3.3 million dinars.
NAO Report: Ministry of Works Gave Car Allowances to Employees Despite Specifying Car for them by Ministry
National Audit Office report for the years 2017-2018 said that Ministry of Works gave car allowances to employees despite the allocation of cars to them from the ministry.
NAO Report: Ministry of Municipalities Continues to Contract with Companies to supply Engineering and Information Technology Personnel instead of Direct Employment
National Audit Office report for the years 2017-2018 said that Ministry of Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning continues to contract with companies to supply engineering and information technology personnel, in the absence of a recruitment plan.
NAO Office: Over 200 Foreigners in Municipalities, 55 of whom Older than 60…No Plan for Bahranization
National Audit Office report for the years 2017-2018 revealed that there is no clear plan at the ministry of works and municipalities to employ Bahrainis, indicating that there are more than 200 foreigners in the ministry.
Labour and Social Development Ministry Issues Circular Banning Trade Unions from Participating in Electoral Campaign for any Candidate
The Labour and Social Development Ministry issued a written circular and sent to General Federation of Workers Trade Unions in Bahrain, Bahrain Free Labour Unions Federation, and trade unions in which it banned them from conducting or participating in any electoral campaign for any candidate.