Tamkeen is a public authority that was established in 2006 in accordance with the law no. 57, as one of the main pillars of His Majesty the King to reform the labor market with the main aim of supporting the development of the private sector to be the main engine of economic and sustainable growth.
In line with the objectives of Bahrain Economic Vision 2030 alongside the principles of sustainability and competitiveness, Tamkeen was established to contribute towards the development and growth of the national economy, by strengthening the private sector paving the way for Bahrain’s ongoing diversification towards a technology-driven knowledge-based, globally competitive and sustainable economy.
Tamkeen has two primary objectives: to first foster the development and growth of enterprises, and second to provide support to enhance the productivity and training of the national workforce. To achieve these objectives Tamkeen’s 2018-2020 strategy focuses on Diversifying offerings, Accelerate delivery and Sustaining Impact.
Tamkeen has launched many initiatives for Bahraini individuals and businesses across various fields including financing, training, mentoring, and a lot more, serving more than 234,000 individuals and enterprises.