Bangladesh travel advice

There have been reports of Molotov cocktail blasts and vehicles being vandalised in Hatirpool, Paltan and Khilgaon districts of Dhaka.

You should limit your movement in central Dhaka and in areas around political offices, Government Ministries and the Dhaka University Campus. Rallies may also be held outside the Bangladesh National Party (BNP) Gulshan offices on Road 86, Gulshan 2 Dhaka in the coming week. You should limit your movements around Road 86 at the present time and remain vigilant across the country, taking care where there are large gatherings, political offices and rallies.

The Bishwa Ijtema, the World or Global Islamic Congregation Meeting, will be held in Tongi in two phases from 9 to 11 January and 16 to 18 January.

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