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

Location:  Lahore Press Club (Shimla Hill Circle) Lahore, Pakistan

Event:  Today, at approximately 1530, a student union is expected to hold an anti-American protest at the Lahore Press Club near Shimla Hill Circle.

The protest may cause traffic delays and unplanned transportation disruptions. Increased police presence has been deployed.  Cellular service in the city may be interrupted during this period.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid travel to the U.S. Consulate General Lahore and the surrounding area of Shimla Hill Circle
  • Avoid the protest route, as well as surrounding areas subject to closure or heavy traffic
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Avoid crowds
  • Keep a low profile
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Review your personal security plans
  • Carry proper identification, including a U.S. passport with a current Pakistani visa, or NICOP


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 Peshawar

+(92) (91) 526 8800


State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444


Pakistan Country Information


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