Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan


  • City of Islamabad, Pakistan
  • The Grand Trunk Road between Jhelum and Islamabad, Pakistan

Event:  Between August 30 and August 31, 2018, Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) party members and supporters intend to march toward Islamabad from Jhelum via the Grand Trunk Road.  Demonstrations may take place in Islamabad as early as 1700 August 30 and may continue throughout the next day or longer.  Police have installed security measures near the Serena Hotel in Islamabad.

In anticipation of protests in Islamabad, locally employed U.S. government personnel have been authorized to take liberal leave August 30 and August 31.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.