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

Location:  Lahore, Pakistan.

Event:  Large protests and demonstrations on Sunday, March 6, in and around Lahore, to include the following areas:

Lahore City
Thokar Niaz Bagh Interchange
Mall Road
Jail Road
Ferozepur Road
Canal Road
Multan Road
Lower Mall
Band Road
Outfall Road
Saggian Bridge

Significant traffic delays and disruptions to transportation across Lahore are expected.  Due to the high potential for gridlock in the vicinity of the consulate, coupled with warnings from the Punjab Police to avoid unnecessary travel during this time, American staff at U.S. Consulate General Lahore are restricted from off-compound movements on Sunday, March 6, 2022, from 1000 to 1900 hours.  U.S. Consulate General Lahore strongly encourages U.S. citizens to avoid large gatherings, unnecessary travel, and 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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