US-UK warn citizens about October 28 Meeting

US-UK warn citizens about October 28

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 28 Oct 2023, 02:37 am

Own correspondent, Dhaka, 28 October 2023: Two major political parties of the country have announced the rally on 28 October. There is panic among the common people in counter-programme. In such a situation, the United States and the United Kingdom have warned the citizens of their respective countries ahead of October 28.

The warning about the October 28 rally was published on the website of the United States Embassy in Dhaka and the website of the UK Foreign Office on Thursday. Political rallies are planned for October 28 in Dhaka and other cities in Bangladesh, with the largest rallies planned near the National Mosque Baitul Mukarram and on VIP Road near the Central Police Hospital, according to a US Embassy release.

U.S. citizens should exercise caution as well as remember that gatherings, even if intended to be peaceful, can be confrontational and later turn violent. In this situation, US citizens are advised to avoid demonstrations and take precautions when moving around large gatherings.

The US Embassy has asked the citizens to take precautions such as avoiding large gatherings and demonstrations, and always keeping an eye on the overall situation. Keep an eye on local media. Alternative travel routes should be planned and a fully charged mobile phone should always be carried for emergency communications.

On the other hand, the message given on the website of the Foreign Office of the United Kingdom mentions the program of the political rally in Bangladesh on October 28 and urges the citizens of the United Kingdom to exercise caution when traveling in this regard.