Aug 24, 2014 - David Meale has joined the U.S. Embassy in Dhaka as its new Deputy Chief of Mission. He was previously the Counselor for Economic Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine and has over 20 years experience in the U.S. Foreign Service.
Aug 20, 2014 - NIV applicants: Machine Readable Visa (MRV) fee collection at the Standard Chartered Bank will no longer be available from Sep 1-13. Applicants without immediate plans may apply and pay the MRV fee at HSBC (new collection point) beginning Sep 14.
Aug 5, 2014 - Ambassador Mozena and USAID Director visited Greater Faridpur, meeting with local government officials and civil society, visiting USAID projects and educational institutions in the area, and enjoying some cultural and historical sites.ALSO: Photos
President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Marcia Bernicat as the next U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, U.S. Department of State.
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Competition targeted towards tech ventures from SCA countries that have begun or are ready to launch operations. Application deadline: Aug 31, 2014.
Education, leadership and cultural events scheduled at the American Center in Baridhara and EMK Center in Dhanmondi.
Jul 28, 2014 - The U.S. Government's IRF Report describes the status of religious freedom in every country.
June 20, 2014 - TIP is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments on human trafficking.
More News from the Embassy
August 18, 2014 - Bangladesh Armed Forces and the U.S. Army Pacific are participating in the Pacific Resilience DREE to being held in Dhaka from August 18-21, 2014. DREE is an annual civil-military disaster preparedness and response initiative between the Government of Bangladesh and the U.S. Army Pacific.
July 27, 2014 - "As Muslims throughout the United States and around the world celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to them and their families."
July 8, 2014 - To help travelers avoid any unnecessary delays in their travel plans, the Embassy would like to encourage nonimmigrant visa applicants who plan to travel in or after September to wait to schedule a visa interview appointment until closer to the actual travel date. Applicants who received a previous visa to the U.S. issued after January 1, 2008, are urged to apply for our drop box program.
June 10, 2014 - United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) have joined together to make quality healthcare more widely available for poor families through the Smiling Sun network of health clinics.
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Embassy of the United States of America
Madani Avenue, Baridhara, Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh
Phone: (880) (2) 8855500
Fax: (880) (2) 9881677
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Archer K. Blood Library & EducationUSA
Plot-1, J-Block, Progoti Sharoni
Baridhara, Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh
Phone: (880) (2) 885-5500
Fax: (880) (2) 9881677
Open Sunday-Thursday, 10:00 am–4:30 pm*
* Except U.S. Mission Dhaka holidays
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