Bahrain extends 50% salary payment in sectors impacted by coronavirus -cabinet statement

Bahrain's government is extending payment of 50% of Bahraini citizens' salaries working in parts of the private sector impacted by coronavirus crisis

  
A Central Bank of Bahrain official shows a new BD$20 (Bahraini 20 Dinars Note) on the first day of its release in Bahraini capital of Manama

A Central Bank of Bahrain official shows a new BD$20 (Bahraini 20 Dinars Note) on the first day of its release in Bahraini capital of Manama

REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

DUBAI- Bahrain's government is extending payment of 50% of Bahraini citizens' salaries working in parts of the private sector impacted by coronavirus crisis until the end of the year, a cabinet statement said on Monday.

(Reporting by Aziz El Yaakoubi; Editing by Toby Chopra) ((aziz.elyaakoubi@thomsonreuters.com; +971552994086; Reuters Messaging: aziz.elyaakoubi.reuters.com@reuters.net))

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