Accessibility

Introduction

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism website main objective is to provide contents related to information or services to all users in the best method possible; to this end, the website has been designed and implemented in line with the highest international standards as recommended by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and based on world’s leading practices, in order to improve the features of easy access to the website.


Compatibility of the Ministry’s website with Internet browsers

The Ministry’s website is compatible with web browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera and other major Internet browsers. We advise you to update the browser you use on a regular basis to maintain better levels of protection and enable technical features that distinguish the latest versions of browsers.​

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Responsive Design

The www.moic.gov.bh  website has been designed using reliable platform coupled with a responsive user interface framework thereby enabling the content and services to be accessed easily by both desktop (Full View) and handheld (Responsive View) devices.​

With this design, a wider accessibility of required content can be provided from virtually all platforms (desktop to mobile) to its users; ensuring cross platform brand, and content consistency.

 

Users with Special Needs

Driven by end-user needs, the Ministry’s website has been designed in a way to enable all users, including special needs group, to access and use the internet. Such accessibility features available on the website may not necessarily be applicable to the contents of other websites associated with the Ministry’s website.

Users who are visually impaired can read the contents in this website using screen-reading software, and the following are some free programs that can be downloaded and used:

Thunder

NVDA

System Access To Go

 

PDF Files

In order to be able to view and download PDF files on the Ministry’s Website, which is used to provide various files such as brochures, reports, forms, etc., you can download Acrobat Reader free through the following link: Download Adobe​

 

Social Networking Sites

The Ministry’s website users can interact with us through the use of social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. We look forward to your participation and discussions, which undoubtedly, will contribute to the improvement of our services presented to you.

Please visit the eParticipation Policy​​ page for more details.