A decree advising tourists in their country that legging are not pants has been issued in Qatar.
Pamphlets have been distributed in the Gulf state in the Islamic country, warning that leggings are not considered modest enough to be worn in public.
The Reflect Your Respect campaign has listed some tips for tourists on how to dress modestly and appropriately for the 2022 Football World Cup which Qatar will be hosting.
Visitors are asked to preserve the culture and values of the country, the campaign stating: “If you are in Qatar, you are one of us. Please dress modestly in public places” and notes that “leggings are not pants.”
Article written by D Mulhern