The Middle East Lite – Working in Bahrain

Working and living in Bahrain, with all that the Persian Gulf has to offer and also their great lifestyle is an added incentive. Bahrain’s labor laws and work culture is definitely something as a job seeker you should look at. Bahrain is a small island country located near the western shores of the Persian Gulf. This is the site of the ancient Dilmun Civilization. In the Persian Gulf, Bahrain has the first post oil economy, i.e., they do not rely only on oil for their economy. Since Late 20th century, Bahrain has invested in improving their Banking and Tourism sector. The Capital Manama has many national and international financial structures.  Bahrain has the highest growing economy and also said to have the freest economy in the entire Middle East. Bahrain has been recognized by the World Bank to have high income economy.  In 2008, Bahrain was said to have the fastest growing financial centre by Global Financial Centre’s Index. The banking and financial services sector particularly Islamic banking has seen a boom since the growth I demand for oil. Petroleum and its products is the most exported in Bahrain – almost amounting to 60% of export receipts, 70% of government revenue and 11% of the GDP. Aluminum is the 2nd most and post that finance and construction materials. The discovery of Oil in the early 1930’s, increase the infrastructure...

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