Fawzia Zainal: Two Cars for First and Second Vice Deputies Rented at 23,000 BD, Car Allowance still Paid to them
Fawzia Zainal, Speaker of the Council of Representatives, confirmed that the council rented two cars for the first and second vice presidents to "complete their official work", noting that the car allowance is still being paid to them.
More than 20 MPs Sign Request to Question Health Minister
MP Ammar Qambar said that more than 20 MPs signed a request to question Health Minister Faeqa Al-Saleh.
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.
Ruling against Former MP Osama Al-Tamimi in Forgery Case to be Issued on Nov. 27
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh said that a Bahraini court set 27/11/2019 as a date to issue its ruling in the case against former MP Osama Al-Tamimi.
600 Unemployed Law Graduates: Parliamentary Commission
Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry on Bahrainization of Jobs revealed that number of unemployed graduate lawyers is 600.
House of Representatives Insists on 20% Salary Increase
The House of Representatives insisted in its session on Tuesday (November 12, 2019) on a bill that aims at increasing the salaries of state employees who hold regular, specialized, executive and educational degrees by 20% of the base salary.
3800 Foreigners Working in Education Ministry: MP
Chairman of the Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry on Bahrainization of Jobs, MP Ibrahim Al-Nafei, said that there are 3800 foreigners working in the Education Ministry, calling on the ministry to find out a plan to replace them with Bahrainis.
After Shura Refusal, Parliamentary Legislative Committee Insists on 20% Salary Increase
The Parliamentary Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee recommended that the House of Representatives insists on the Shura Council decision on a bill regarding the amendment of levels and salaries table (prepared in light of a bill submitted by the House of Representatives).
Parliamentary Committee Agrees on Imprisonment, 20,000 BD Fine as Punishment for Slander
The Foreign Affairs, Defense and National Security Committee in the Bahraini Parliament agreed on a bill adding a new article (9 bis) to law 60/2014 on cybercrimes (prepared on the basis of the proposal of a law as amended by the Shura Council) with an amendment.
Al-Tamimi to MPs: It’s Time to Invoke Article 41 of Constitution to Propose General Pardon Bill
Former MP Osama Al-Tamimi called on the MPs to take the initiative to put forward bills that will help solve the political crisis that has been witnessed in the country since 2011.
House of Representatives Approves Eliminating 1% Deduction
The House of Representatives approved a proposal to eliminate the 1% rate paid by the insured to the insurance account against unemployment and to limit the payment of contributions to the government and employers only.
Khalifa bin Salman Absent from Cabinet Meeting, Crown Prince Presides over Session
Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa again missed the regular Cabinet meeting held every Monday.
Gov't Reserves Parliamentary Proposal Eliminating 1% Deduction
The Social Insurance Organization reserved a proposal submitted by the House of Representatives to eliminate the 1% rate paid by the insured to the insurance account against unemployment and to limit the payment of contributions to the government and employers only.
House of Representatives Appointed Employees who Failed in written Exam
National Audit Office report for 2019 indicated that the House of Representatives appointed employees to fill in a number of jobs, despite their failure in the written exam.
Shura Council and House of Representatives Resume Work in Trivial Opening Ceremony, but Who Noticed their Absence?
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa attended the opening of the second term of Parliament in a show similar to those we see in television shows, portraying how a royal convoy arrives in ancient times in Europe.
MP Says People Employed by Nepotism in Civil Service Bureau, Evidence Found
A Bahraini Member of Parliament said "nepotism plays a major role in the civil service bureau," announcing that he has irrefutable evidence and people to prove this. The MP also confirmed his willingness to cooperate.
MPs Submit Requests to Form 3 Commissions of Inquiry on Economic Stagnation, Housing and Health
Three requests on the establishment of parliamentary commissions of inquiry on topics related to housing, health and economic stagnation were submitted by a Parliamentary bloc yesterday, with the participation of number of MPs, according to the Al-Ayam newspaper.
Shura Council and Parliament to Convene on Sunday
King Hamad bin Isa issued royal decree calling on the Shura Council and parliament to convene.
Royal Decrees Appointing 9 Undersecretaries and Assistant Undersecretaries in 5 Gov't Institutions
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued 5 royal decrees appointing 9 undersecretaries and assistant undersecretaries in 5 government institutions.
Government Haven't Paid off Incentives of Government Employees in 8 Months
A Bahraini MP said the Civil Service Bureau haven't paid off the incentives of government employees, although eight months of this year have passed.