Bahraini citizens will now benefit from increased subsidies!

Minister of Labour and Social Development Jamil bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan has announced 15 indirect support programmes and raising the overall annual subsidies by 7% to a total of BD 435 million.

The Minister of Labour and Social Development highlighted the government’s indirect support; 15 indirect programmes, including educational, health, electricity and water services, foodstuff, social insurance, a monthly salary support for Bahraini employees in the private sector when recruited through the National Employment Programme housing, oil by-products, and care for the elderly.

He noted that the government raised the total annual subsidization amount by 7% bringing it up from BD 385 million in 2018 to BD 435 million in 2019.