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

Location:  Areas between Faisal Chowk (Mall Road) and the Lahore Press Club (Shimla Hill Circle), Lahore, Pakistan

Event:  On January 12, at approximately 1400, several organizations are expected to join in holding an anti-American protest.  The protest is expected to begin at Faisal Chowk on Mall Road and end at the Lahore Press Club near Shimla Hill Circle.  

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

Actions to Take:

·         Avoid crowds
·         Keep a low profile
·         Be aware of your surroundings
·         Review your personal security plans
·         Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests 


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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