Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (February 11, 2019)  Location: Tongi, Gazipur, Bangladesh, and surrounding areas Event: Bishwa Ijtema, the world’s second-largest Muslim gathering, will be held in Bangladesh February 15 – 18, 2019.  Bishwa Ijtema will be held on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi.  The main gathering point is approximately 3km north of ...
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Security Message: Bishwa Ijtema Annual Gathering

Islam’s second-largest annual gathering after the Hajj, “Bishwa Ijtema,” will take place January 13-15 and January 20-22, 2017 on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi.  The main gathering point is about 3 km north of the International Airport.  The government expects between three to four million visitors to attend the Ijtema this year. ...
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