Bahrain’s Parliament has approved an increase in the Bahrainisation rate in Government-owned companies in the Kingdom. It means the rate will be able to be increased to 95% within three years. The proposal has been submitted to the Government to consider. They also approved a proposal to ban foreigners from assuming Director of Human Resources positions in Government entities or entities or companies owned by the State where the State contributes more than 50% the capital. They have also referred it to the Government to consider.