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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Consulate Lahore
November 26, 2023

Location: Lahore, Pakistan

Event:  Demonstrations

There is a planned demonstration in response to events in Gaza on Sunday, November 26 starting around 1:00 PM in Lahore. The demonstration is expected to occur between the Punjab Assembly and the Lahore Press Club on Shimla Hill Circle.  There may be up to several thousand participants, possibly causing traffic delays/detours due to closed or blocked roads in the vicinity of the demonstration. The duration of the demonstration is unknown; it may continue late into the evening. We encourage U.S. citizens to avoid large gatherings and always 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.
  • Carry identification and cooperate with police.



U.S. Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan
Phone: +(92)(51) 201-4000
Contact Islamabad or scan the QR code to access it from your phone.

U.S. Consulate General, Karachi
Phone: +(92)(21) 3527 5000
Contact Karachi or scan the QR code to access it from your phone.

U.S. Consulate General, Lahore
Phone: +(92) (42) 3603 4000
Contact Lahore or scan the QR code to access it from your phone.

U.S. Consulate General, Peshawar
Phone: +(92) (91) 526 8800
Contact Peshawar  or scan the QR code to access it from your phone.


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