Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (January 30, 2020) Location:  Dhaka Metropolitan Area Event:  The Dhaka North City Corporation and Dhaka South City Corporation Mayoral elections are scheduled for Saturday, February 1, 2020. The Election Commission has imposed the following vehicle movement restrictions. These will impact vehicular and pedestrian traffic patterns citywide and within the Diplomatic Enclave. ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Holiday Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (December 26, 2019) Location:  Dhaka, Bangladesh. Event:  Holiday Security Message The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has announced it may implement the following precautionary measures on New Year’s Eve: Access to Baridhara and Gulshan Enclaves (Baridhara, Gulshan 1, 2, and Banani) will be more scrutinized on December 31, 2019, especially ... Read More»

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Location: Bay of Bengal; all coastal area around Bangladesh. Event:  Cyclone Bulbul continues to move northward in the Bay of Bengal.  The current path shows landfall in Khulna or Barisal; the path of the cyclone is just a projection and the storm could change course.  If and when the storm begins moving through the Dhaka—Chittagong ... Read More»

Burmese Military Criminal Complaint against Reverend Hkalam Samson

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 5, 2019   The United States continues to support the efforts of the people of Burma to achieve a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic country that respects the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all people, including the freedom of expression. We are deeply concerned by the lodging of a criminal complaint against ... Read More»


DHAKA, AUGUST 11, 2019 – The U.S. Embassy in Dhaka, including the Consular Section and the American Center with the Archer K. Blood American Center Library and the EducationUSA Student Advising Center, will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, August 12-13, 2019, in observance of Eid-ul-Adha.. Emergency services for American citizens will remain available.  Please ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (June 2, 2019) Location:  Throughout Bangladesh Event:  The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens living in or visiting Bangladesh during the Eid-ul-Fitr holiday period to remain vigilant in light of recent attacks in Bangladesh and around the world. The U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory for Bangladesh is still in effect, and the ... Read More»


Press Release DHAKA, APRIL 24 – Ambassador Miller visited Mymensingh April 23 and 24 to learn more about the Bachelor of Science (BS) program in Food Safety Management at Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), launched with support from USAID, and the USAID-funded Feed the Future Post-Harvest Loss Reduction Innovation Lab in Netrokona.  Ambassador Miller met academics, ... Read More»
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