Bahrain: Tamkeen Announces Support Program For COVID-19 Hit Businesses

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Tamkeen has announced the launch of the kingdom’s Business Continuity Support Program, providing financial grants to small and micro enterprises with an active CR or a valid licence.

The Chairman of Tamkeen, Shaikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa, mentioned that the program is launched with the aim of providing adversely affected enterprises with the liquidity to help them continue their operations during this time.

The applications will open from tomorrow, Sunday (April 12). The program will be available for two weeks to evaluate submitted applications.

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The Business Continuity Support Program comes as part of Tamkeen’s ongoing national efforts to support the private sector, alongside other ministries and public authorities, and as part of the economic stimulus packages announced by the Government of Bahrain.

According to Shaikh Mohammed, Tamkeen will strengthen its efforts during this period of time to support the private sector, especially the adversely affected enterprises which will be given a priority. Tamkeen is working towards providing the utmost support to those enterprises to ensure their needs are directly addressed. This program invites affected enterprises in the private sector to take advantage of the Business Continuity Support Program as it will help them continue their operations amidst the current crises.

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Interested enterprises can apply to this program through Tamkeen’s website or by contacting it through its virtual and voice channel which includes the call center 17383333 and email, Tamkeen said.


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