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Latest Edition Of “Connecting People’ Held In The Manama City

Manama, Bahrain, March 3:  Pravasi Legal Cell Bahrain Chapter (PLC) successfully hosted the fifth edition of “Connecting People,” featuring two insightful sessions shedding light on legal rights and medical awareness for the expatriate community in Bahrain. The event, held at the Kims Health Auditorium, brought together prominent legal and medical experts alongside embassy representatives from the Philippines, Bangladesh, Nepal, and various working communities.

The first session, dedicated to legal talks, featured discussions by distinguished lawyers Madhavan Kallat, Secretary-General of the Migrant Workers Protection Society (MWPS), and Advocate Tariq Al Own from the lawyer panel of the PLC panel. Attendees gained valuable insights into labour law compliance, focusing on LMRA (Labour Market Regulatory Authority) inspection awareness and understanding their legal rights in Bahrain’s dynamic working environment.

Following the legal discussions, the second session focused on crucial medical awareness topics, with a spotlight on heart attack prevention and cardiac diseases among expatriates. Dr. Parveen Kumar, Cardiology Consultant at the Royal Bahrain Hospital, delivered an informative talk, emphasising preventive measures and raising awareness about cardiac health.

“We are thrilled to have facilitated another edition of Connecting People, providing a platform for our expatriate community to gain valuable insights into legal rights and medical awareness,” said PLC Bharain Chapter president and global PRO Sudheer Thirunilath.

“The event aimed to empower expatriates with knowledge and resources to navigate legal challenges and prioritise their health and well-being.”

The event witnessed active participation from embassy representatives and working communities, underscoring the importance of collaborative efforts in addressing the needs of Bahrain’s diverse expatriate population.

Sarmistha Dey

Sarmistha Dey is an Indian Diaspora staff reporter at WFY, Bahrain bureau. She is an experienced HR and media professional. She is a poet as well as a singer.

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