Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan

March 8, 2021

Location:  Countrywide

Event:  International Women’s Day is celebrated worldwide on March 8. In previous years, rallies have occurred throughout Pakistan on International Women’s Day with some reports of violent incidents. The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that large gatherings and rallies can result in traffic delays, street closures, and cell phone disruptions.

Actions to Take:

  1. Avoid crowds.
  2. Review your personal security plans.
  3. Be aware of your surroundings.
  4. Monitor local media for updates.
  5. Enroll in Safe Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.