Cabinet approves economic package to minimise COVID-19 impact

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 Manama: Mahmood Rafique, Editor: The Cabinet on Monday has approved number of initiatives aimed at mitigating the impacts of the novel coronavirus, in line with the directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to unify the national efforts to confront the impacts of pandemic at the local level, and to protect the health and safety of the citizens and residents, along with the continuity of the state’s programmes to enhance the sustainable development march. The initiatives are also in line with the decisions of the government, led by HRH the Prime Minister, and the national efforts, led by HRH Crown Prince, to combat the COVID-19 in the Kingdom. In this regard, the government decided, based on its consultations with the Legislative Branch and the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) and based on their visions, to pay 50% of more...

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