What's in a name for Gulf streets?

Help

In many cities in the Gulf, a street name will not necessarily get a traveller to a crucial meeting.

Most people have to use landmarks or nearby shopping malls for reliable directions.

Planners are now trying to formalise streets and introduce names and numbers.

Katy Watson reports.

Copyright © 2019 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.