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Bahrain to support citizens’ salaries in 12 sectors

Bahrain extended a number of initiatives as part of  the financial and economic stimulus package aimed to mitigate the COVID-19 fallout.

Under the move, the Government will pay the full salaries (100%) of  Bahraini workers for June and 50% for July and August.
The sectors affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) are:

  1. Travel and aviation.
  2. Hospitality and restaurants.
  3. Personal services (salons, gymns, games and entertainment).
  4. Industrial sector.
  5. Health sector.
  6. Transport.
  7. Rehabilitation and training.
  8. Retail sector (food products not included).
  9. Administrative services ( public relations, media and events management.
  10. Real estate, engineering, technical and contracting bureaus.
  11. Local newspapers and magazines.
  12. Any other affected sectors, except big companies, insurance sector.

The Government’s support package would benefit 10,880 companies and establishments operating in the private sector and 58,298 citizens, costing up to BD60 million – BD30 million for June and BD15 million each for July and August.



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