These training workshops have been designed to help promote cultural understanding of the Gulf States. They cover the main areas that can impact upon you living and working in the region. They have been designed to assist Conduct, Attitude and Behaviour in being legally and culturally compliant. In these predominantly Muslim countries, Islamic law is strictly enforced. All staff deployed to Gulf States should respect local traditions, customs, laws and religions at all times and be aware of their actions to ensure that they do not offend other cultures or religious beliefs, especially during the holy month of Ramadan. Private Citizens have been known to harass and in extreme cases physically assault non-Muslims whom they felt were not observing high enough standards of conservative behaviour.
These training workshops and cultural awareness guides provides sufficient information that explains the “why”, “what” and how to live and work within the Gulf States.