On behalf of the United States, I want to extend our deepest condolences to all those who were affected by the massive explosion at the port of Beirut yesterday. Read More»
By U.S. Embassy Dhaka | 5 August, 2020 | Topics: East Asia & Pacific, Europe & Eurasia, Former U.S. Government Leaders, Human Rights, Press Releases, South & Central Asia, Speeches, U.S. & Bangladesh | Tags: Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor, China, Cyber Security, elections, human rights, Office of the Spokesperson, Russia, security, The Secretary of State
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»
By U.S. Embassy Dhaka | 11 March, 2020 | Topics: Ambassador, Press Releases, U.S. & Bangladesh | Tags: Bangladesh, Exchange, Indo-Pacific, military, security, United Kingdom, United States
Special Briefing Office of the Spokesperson Press Correspondents Room Washington, D.C. November 15, 2019. We spent about three days in Myanmar, in Burma. I met with senior government leaders in Nay Pyi Taw, including State Councilor Aung San Suu Kyi. I traveled to an internally displaced personnel camp in the Rakhine State and heard directly ... Read More»
By U.S. Embassy Dhaka | 5 December, 2019 | Topics: East Asia & Pacific, Economic Affairs, Press Releases | Tags: Bangladesh, Burma, China, Economic Affairs, Myanmar, Peace, security, Xinjiang
In response to the recent developments regarding the Rohingya population in Myanmar, different political, socio-cultural, and religious organizations have announced plans to conduct demonstrations nationwide with a focus on the Baridhara/Gulshan Diplomatic Zone in Dhaka. Read the full message.
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By U.S. Embassy Dhaka | 10 September, 2017 | Topics: Messages for U.S. Citizens, Security & Emergency Messages | Tags: Demonstration, security
On Nov 6 at approximately 7:10 pm, there was a security incident at the Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. An individual clothed similar in appearance to airport cleaning staff attempted to gain entry to the airport through the international departures (second level) access point. Members of the airport security staff challenged the individual and were ... Read More»
By U.S. Embassy Dhaka | 7 November, 2016 | Topics: Security & Emergency Messages | Tags: airport, incident, security, stab
Jamaat-e-Islami, a political group, has called for a nationwide twenty-four hour hartal on Sunday, May 8 to protest the death sentence that was upheld today by the Supreme Court against one of the defendants convicted by the International Crimes Tribunal. Read the full message.
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By U.S. Embassy Dhaka | 5 May, 2016 | Topics: Security & Emergency Messages | Tags: hartal, Jamaat-e-Islami, security
The Progressive Students’ Alliance and Anti-Imperialist Students’ Union have called for a nationwide half-day Hartal on Monday, April 25 to protest the failure of the government to make an arrest in the Tonu murder case. Read the full message.
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By U.S. Embassy Dhaka | 24 April, 2016 | Topics: Security & Emergency Messages | Tags: hartal, security