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  • Program congratulating Nadia Sharmeen (U.S. Embassy Dhaka photo)

    Nadia Sharmeen Receives Women of Courage Awards

    March 18, 2015 - Ambassador Bernicat and leading Bangladeshi women journalists gathered at the American Center to congratulate Nadia Sharmeen, a recipient of the U.S. Department of State's 2015 International Women of Courage Awards.

  • Ambassador Bernicat hands over historic Blood Telegram (U.S. Embassy Dhaka photo)

    Handover of the Historic Blood Telegram

    March 8, 2015 - Ambassador Bernicat hands over the historic Archer K. Blood Telegram to the Bangladesh Liberation War Museum trustees.

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  • First Lady Michelle Obama with school girls (White House photo)

    Let Girls Learn

    The Obama Administration announced that it is expanding its efforts to help adolescent girls worldwide attend and complete school through an initiative called Let Girls Learn.

  • New Visa Application Process

    New Visa Application Process

    The U.S. Embassy has introduced a new customer-friendly visa application process. Applicants are now able to apply for their visas through a dedicated website, supported by a call center that will make applying for visas easier by providing info in both Bangla and English.

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Headlines & Anouncements

  • Statement on Bangladesh's City Corporation Elections

    April 28, 2015 - "We are disappointed by widespread, first-hand, and credible reports of vote-rigging, intimidation and violence that have occurred at polling stations today, and the BNP’s decision to boycott the city corporation polls."

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    Plot-1, J-Block, Progoti Sharoni
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