WLM in UAE
As some of you may have noticed that recently UAE entry was added on Commons WLM 2014 page . It was me who intending to do WLM in UAE. I was also in discussion with organiser of WLM Qatar over a collaboration . But after discussion with some Commons administrators, I've been told that there's no FOP in the UAE so I contacted Culture department of Dubai and they confirmed that many protected heritage sites of UAE do not permit taking photos at all.. The concerned person in Culture department have asked for meeting and said maybe they can release us a letter and lists of sites after which our WLM UAE participants can be able to photograph some of important sites in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. and Culture dept also showed some good interest in WLM..
I'm in Pakistan right now but will be in UAE next month for renewal of my residence visa. Hopefully will be able to get lists and everything else and then we can decided whether we want to do WLM in UAE or not..
If anyone else in interested to help me with WLM UAE. Can contact me so we keep in touch.
Until then WLM UAE is not confirmed..
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