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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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy, Dhaka

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy (Dhaka, Bangladesh) (September 27, 2018)  Location: Dhaka, other major cities across Bangladesh. Event: Local media sources are reporting that both the Awami League (AL) and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) are planning to hold rallies on Saturday, September 29, 2018. According to media reports, the AL rally will be held ...
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Security Alert

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (April 14, 2018)  Location: Dhaka, and potentially other cities in Bangladesh Event: Bangla New Year (Pohela Baishakh) is an all-day event observed on April 14.  This celebration is especially popular in the Ramna, Dhaka University, and Suhrawardy Uddayan areas of Dhaka.  Vehicular and pedestrian traffic patterns are likely ...
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