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Abu Dhabi tells workers to move to emirate or lose pay

31 August 2013 Last updated at 01:29 BST

Thousands of Abu Dhabi public sector workers have been told to move to the emirate - or lose their lucrative housing allowance.

The policy to encourage people to relocate from Dubai is officially to cut commuting and road accidents, but some see it as a bid to boost Abu Dhabi's economy.

However with the deadline looming, plenty of people aren't happy - and some appear to be trying to get around the new rule, as Jonathan Frewin reports.