Living in Dubai? Are you aware that dress code is part of the land's criminal law! Hang on! But the land is not that conservative. Rather you are living in the most cosmopolitan city globally, where 83% population is foreign-born.
This paradox owes the raison d'être to:
Let’s look into some prescribed ‘do’s and don’ts’ for expats as well as visitors. The statement from the Dubai Government on this regard says “Dubai is tolerant and cosmopolitan and all visitors are welcome. However, Islam is a way of life in the city, and therefore tourists should adopt a certain level of cultural and religious sensitivity for the duration of their stay.”