Bahrain Food Subsidies Cost $175 Million a Year, Alwasat Reports

Bahrain’s government spends about 66 million dinars ($175 million) a year on subsidies for red meat, chicken and flour, Alwasat reported, citing a statement from the Ministry of Industry and Commerce.

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