South Central Asia

OSAC Assessment: 2017 Astana Expo
Kazakhstan will host its first world’s fair, the International Exposition 2017 (“the Expo”) in Astana from June 10 through September 10 from 10:00 AM…

Nepal Border Violence & Anti-India Protests
A death near Nepal's border with India has prompted anti-India protests throughout the region.

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Threats to Safety Still Exist…
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul reminds U.S. citizens that serious threats to safety and security exist in the city of Kabul and throughout Afghanistan. …

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Islamabad (Pakistan), Threat against Medical Workers…
The U.S. government is aware of a threat to foreign medical workers in Pakistan, who may be targeted for kidnapping or assassination. The U.S.…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Dhaka (Bangladesh), Public Celebrations on Bengali…
New Year celebrations on April 14, 2017 may disrupt movement in Dhaka and other parts of Bangladesh. The Government of Bangladesh has issued a…