Bahrain halts new work permits for Indians

Bahrain has been a favorite destination for Indian nationals working as expatriates, which is reflected by the fact that the Indian community in Bahrain constitute 30% of the total population, and is the largest expatriate community in the country

Bahrain halts new work permits for Indians

Even as Indian mangoes made it to the Bahraini markets for a week-long fruit festival, the gulf nation suspended issuance of new work permits to Indian citizens due to high incidence of Covid-19.

The suspension, which comes after blocking the entry of passengers from India, is temporary and is based on the directives of a national task force to combat coronavirus.