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LMRA conducts 616 inspection campaigns and visits during last week

LMRA conducts 616 inspection campaigns and visits during last week

Manama, The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) announced the implementation of 616 inspection campaigns and visits, during the period of 30 June to 6 July 2024, which resulted in the detention of 50 violating and irregular workers, while 118 violators were deported.

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

The authority pointed out that 600 inspection visits were carried out on various shops in all governorates, in addition to 16 joint inspection campaigns, that included 11 campaigns in the Capital Governorate; 2 campaigns in the Muharraq Governorate; 1 campaign in the Northern Governorate, and 2 campaigns in the Southern Governorate.

The government entities that participated in the campaigns are the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Nationality, Pas
sports and Residence Affairs (NPRA), and the Governorate’s respective Police Directorate, the General of Verdict Enforcement and

Alternative Sentencing, Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority, and the Ministry of Industry and Commerce.

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 labour market or harm economic and social security of the Kingdom.

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

Source: Bahrain News Agency