(April 10, 2022)
Location: Lahore, Pakistan.
Event: Large protests and demonstrations are expected during the evening hours on Sunday, April 10, to include the following areas in and around Lahore:
Lahore Press Club
Garden Town, Barnet Market
Iqbal Town, Pakhe Mor
Most of the rallies are expected to remain peaceful, however, possible violence could occur due to the current political atmosphere within Pakistan. Significant traffic delays and disruptions to transportation across Lahore are expected. As a result, American staff at U.S. Consulate General Lahore are restricted from off-compound movements. 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
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
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