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Bahrain arrests 67 illegal workers, deports 183 violators

TDT | Manama                                                    

The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has conducted 1,656 inspection campaigns and visits during the week of 19 to 25 November 2023, which resulted in the arrest of 67 violating and irregular workers, while 183 violators were deported.

The inspection campaigns and visits also resulted in the monitoring of a number of violations related to the provisions of a number of regulating laws, especially the Labour Market Regulatory Authority Law and the Residency Law in Bahrain, noting that legal measures were taken regarding the observed violations.

The Authority explained that 1,656 inspection visits were carried out on various shops in all governorates, in addition to 23 joint inspection campaigns, that included 13 campaigns in the Capital Governorate; four campaigns in Muharraq Governorate; three in campaigns in the Northern and Southern Governorate.

The Ministry of Interior, represented by the Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs, (NPRA) the General Directorate of Criminal Investigation and Forensic Evidence, the General Directorate for the Enforcement of Sentences, the Security Directorates in the governorates, as well as the Ministry of Labour.

Joint coordination

The Authority affirmed the continuation of joint coordination with government agencies to intensify inspection campaigns in all governorates of the Kingdom, and to address any violations or practices that negatively affect the stability and competitiveness of the labor market or harm economic and social security of the Kingdom.

The LMRA renewed its call on all members of the society to support the efforts of government agencies in addressing illegal labour practices, by reporting violations via the electronic form on the authority’s website www.lmra.gov.bh or by calling the authority’s call centre on 17506055 or via the government’s Suggestions and Complaints System (Tawasul).