Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Lahore, Pakistan

Location:  Lahore, Pakistan

Event: U.S. Consulate General Lahore is aware of a large public gathering expected to take place the afternoon of Friday, May 21, 2021, in the vicinity of the Lahore Press Club in Lahore, Pakistan.  Transit throughout the city may be impacted by congestion, road closures, and an increased security and police presence.  Disruptions to cell phone service is also possible.  The U.S. Consulate in Lahore encourages U.S. citizens in the city to avoid large gatherings, unnecessary travel, and to remain vigilant of their surroundings.

Actions to Take:

·        Avoid the areas of large public gatherings.

·        Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of a large gathering and/or demonstration.

·        Review your personal security plans.

·        Monitor local media for updates.

·        Keep a low profile.


U.S. Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan
+(92)(51) 201-4000

U.S. Consulate General, Karachi
+(92)(21) 3527 5000

U.S. Consulate General, Lahore
+(92) (42) 3603 4000

U.S. Consulate General, Peshawar
+(92) (91) 526 8800

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Pakistan Country Information

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