Labour Migration from Nepal-Factsheet: Bahrain

Author(s): Sabir Ansari, Arjun Kharel and Sudeshna Thapa

Year of Publication: 2019

Published by: CESLAM and Foreign Employment Board

According to the data obtained from Department of Foreign Employment, nearly 65,000 labour permits were issued to Nepali workers going to Bahrain in the last two and a half decades, from 1993/94 through 2017/18. The number of labour permits issued for Bahrain increased from a scanty 91 in 1993/94 to over 6,000 in 2008/09, and declined thereafter to reach a low point of 3,146 in 2015/16. 

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