What is the typical dress code at work and in public places? Is formal dress ever required?

Business casual. Suits if you have ministry meetings outside embassy. Formal dress only needed once a year for Marine Ball. - May 2018


Business casual for work. In public places, anything goes. - Sep 2017


Pretty casual all around, women should wear dresses to the knee though, not shorter. - Sep 2014


Business casual, the POL/ECON folks wear suits, but no one else does. It's hot and humid. Leave your pantyhose at home. - Jun 2014


This is a very tolerant Muslim society. I've seen modest dress to skanky outfits on the same block. - Aug 2013


Casual to shirt-and-tie at work. In public most anything goes except shorts. - Sep 2010


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