Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy [Dhaka, Bangladesh]

Location:  Bangladesh Note:  The U.S. Embassy remains open for business. Event:  The U.S. Department of State and U.S. Embassy Bangladesh have arranged a special chartered flight for U.S. citizens and their families departing Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Monday, March 30, 2020. This flight will include a Dhaka to Doha, Qatar leg and ... Read More»

Virtual Town Hall- U.S. Embassy [Dhaka, Bangladesh]

Location:  Bangladesh Event:  U.S. citizens are invited to join Ambassador Earl R. Miller for a Virtual Town Hall meeting via Zoom on Saturday, March 28 at 3 p.m. (GMT +6). Ambassador Miller will discuss the Embassy’s efforts to secure flights to the United States and participate in a Q&A session.  U.S. Embassy consular staff will ... Read More»

Ambassador Miller Shares a Special Message on Bangladesh’s 49th Independence Day

On behalf of the people of the United States of America, I wish to congratulate the people of Bangladesh on your 49th anniversary of independence.  I also extend my best wishes as you commemorate the centennial of the birth of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, “Father of the Nation,” ahead of your 2021 Golden Jubilee. Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

The Government of Bangladesh announced a government holiday period from March 29 to April 2.  Bangladeshi government offices and private sector organizations will largely be closed from March 26 to April 4 and the government has advised everyone to stay home during this period. Hospitals, pharmacies, and kitchen markets will remain open.  Public transportation and ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

U.S. citizens and their family members attempting to depart Bangladesh should continue to work to secure a ticket on a commercial flight. If you are an American citizen and have been unable to secure a commercial flight, please send the following information to DhakaACS@state.gov with the word “Flight” in the subject line Read More»

Ambassador Miller’s Message to U.S. Citizens in Bangladesh

Dear Fellow American Citizens in Bangladesh, These are challenging times.  Nations around the world, including Bangladesh and the United States, are working together to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are all in this fight together.  Read More»

Information for Visa Applicants Regarding Coronavirus

In response to the global COVID-19 outbreak, U.S. Embassy Dhaka has cancelled all routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments, starting March 19, 2020.  We will resume regular visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date.  Read More»

Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Briefing

This afternoon, we’re announcing new guidelines for every American to follow over the next 15 days as we combat the virus.  Each and every one of us has a critical role to play in stopping the spread and transmission of the virus.  Read More»

United States Provides Assistance to Bangladesh to Respond to Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

The U.S. government recently announced a commitment of $37 million in financing from the Emergency Reserve Fund for Contagious Infectious Diseases at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for 25 countries either affected by novel coronavirus COVID-19 or at high risk of its spread.  Read More»

Ambassador Miller Celebrates International Women’s Day in Chattogram, Promotes Cultural Ties with People of Bangladesh

Ambassador Earl Miller visited Chattogram March 8-10 to celebrate International Women’s Day and reinforce cultural bonds between the United States and the Bangladeshi people. Read More»

Application for Fulbright Foreign Student Program FY2021-22 is Open Now!

The Fulbright Foreign Student Program provides grants for a fully funded Master’s Degree in the United States. Preferred candidates include young faculty from Bangladeshi universities, junior to mid-level employees of research organizations, think tanks, NGOs, and the public and private sectors.  Read More»

Media Note: Call for Applications for the 2020 Changing Faces Women’s Leadership Seminar

Women entrepreneurs, business managers, social innovators, policy makers, and civil society leaders with 7 years of experience are invited to apply for a 13-day program in Hawaii with other women leaders from around the world. Read More»

United States, United Kingdom, and Bangladesh Special Operations Exchange

The first of its kind trilateral military exchange took place February 16 – March 12 aimed at improving joint interoperability in responding to security threats and crisis situations in the region through the exchange of techniques, ideas, and practices. DHAKA, March 10, 2020 – U.S. Ambassador Earl Miller and Bangladesh Navy Rear Admiral Mohammed Shaheen ... Read More»

The East-West Center is Now Accepting Applications for the 2020 Senior Journalists Seminar

Bangladeshi Journalists with at least 10 years of experience are invited to apply for a three-week program with other senior journalists from around the world.  The program will include stops in Washington, DC; Charlotte, North Carolina; Sri Lanka; and, Malaysia. Application Deadline Extended: Thursday, March 19, 2020. Read More»

Ambassador Miller’s Press Statement Announcing JRP 2020 Funding

March 4, 2020 As-salamu Alaykum.  Thank you all for being here. Yesterday in Geneva,  at the launch of the 2020 Joint Response Plan for the Rohingya humanitarian crisis, the United States announced more than $59 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh, and internally displaced Rohingya and members of ... Read More»

Statement by USAID Administrator Mark Green on The Commitment of $37 Million in Assistance to Respond to Novel Coronavirus Covid-19

The U.S. Government announced today a commitment of $37 million in financing from the Emergency Reserve Fund for Contagious Infectious Diseases at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for 25 countries affected by novel coronavirus COVID-19 or at high risk of its spread. Read More»

United States Announces New Humanitarian Assistance for Displaced Rohingya and Members of Other Affected Communities in Bangladesh and Burma

On March 3, the United States announced more than $59 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh and internally displaced Rohingya and members of other affected communities in Burma.  Read More»
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