Mohammad Al-Ubaydli’s blog

The next stage in Bahrain’s plan for tackling unemployment

Posted in People / organisations by Dr Mohammad Al-Ubaydli on June 19, 2007

The problem is big:

According to the government, the country’s unemployment rate stands at below 4%, with around 20,000 Bahraini citizens jobless.

There are currently about half a million people working in Bahrain, but only around 200,000 of these are nationals.

But the next stage in the government’s plan is causing protests.

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