In line with the directives of HM the King to unite national efforts to counter the repercussions of the global spread of COVID-19, and to ensure the safety and health of Bahraini citizens and residents whilst ensuring the continued provision of government services aimed at supporting sustainable development, and following the decisions made by the government, led by HRH the Prime Minister, and in support of national efforts led by HRH the Crown Prince, the Cabinet decided to exempt subscribers of electricity and water services of citizens in their first household from paying municipal fees for a period of three months starting from July 2020.