Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

(September 12, 2020)

Location:  Dhaka, Bangladesh

Note:  The U.S. Embassy remains open for business.

Event:  Due to political rallies and demonstrations underway, the Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid Roads 83, 84, 86, 90 and the areas around Justice Shahbuddin Park and Unimart in Gulshan 2 until 6 a.m. Monday, September 13, 2020.

Security Guidance Reminder for all U.S. citizens:  Practice sound personal security measures by remaining alert, being aware of your surroundings, and avoiding large gatherings.  Avoid protests, demonstrations, and/or rallies.  Always carry your cell phones with you.


  • You can contact the U.S. Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh, located on Madani Avenue, Baridhara, Dhaka, Bangladesh 1212, at (88) (02) 5566-2000, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday except for holidays.  On holidays, during weekends, or after-hours for emergencies U.S. citizens can call (88) (02) 5566-2000 and press “0” and ask for the duty officer.
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