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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (January 5, 2020)  Location:  Tongi, Gazipur, Bangladesh, and surrounding areas Event:  Bishwa Ijtema, the world’s second-largest Muslim gathering, will be held in Bangladesh January 10-12 and 17-19, on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi.  The main gathering point is about three kilometers north of Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.  ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy, Dhaka, Bangladesh

United States Embassy, Dhaka, Bangladesh Message for U.S. Citizens VOTING IN 2020 U.S. ELECTIONS Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters? All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long ...
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U.S. Arts Envoy Beatboxers Visit Bangladesh December 16-23, Judge and Perform at the National Beatbox Championship, and Provide Training

The U.S. Embassy in Dhaka brought three world-renowned U.S. Arts Envoy beatboxers to Bangladesh to engage the public on the art of vocal percussion through community outreach, masterclasses, and media appearances December 16-23.  The Envoy beatboxers from the Beatbox House in New York – Gene Shinozaki, NaPoM (Neil Meadows), and Bangladeshi-American Amit Bhomick– judged and ...
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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 ...
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