HM King issues decree restructuring Labour Ministry

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Manama, June 18 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today issued Decree 37/2020 on restructuring the Labour and Social Development Ministry, as follows:


The Labour and Social Development Minister is responsible for:


First: The Directorate of Communication

Second: The Directorate of Information Systems

Third: Undersecretary of the Ministry of Labour and Social Development is responsible for:

1- The Directorate of Human and Financial Resources 

2- The Directorate of Vocational Institutes Affairs.

3- Assistant Undersecretary for Community Development is responsible for:

a. The Directorate of Social Development Centres.

b. The Directorate of Family and Childhood Development

c. The Directorate of Non-Governmental Organisations Support

4- Assistant Undersecretary for Social Welfare and Rehabilitation is in responsible for:

a.  The Directorate of Social Welfare

b. The Directorate of Social Rehabilitation

c. The Directorate of Social Assistance


5- Assistant Undersecretary for Labour Affairs is responsible for:

a. The Directorate of Employment

b. The Directorate of Labour Relations

c. The Directorate of Inspection and Occupational Safety

d. The Directorate of Compensation and Unemployment Support

e. The Directorate of Training and Manpower Development


Decree 73/2016 on re-organising the Labour and Social Development Ministry was abrogated.


The Labour and Social Development Minister shall implement the decree, which takes immediate effect, and will be published in the Official Gazette.