Date: Thursday, February 24, 2022
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Events: Inter-University Student Federation (IUSF) is organizing a demonstration and march today (February 24) beginning at 12:30 PM in front of the Fort Railway Station and proceeding to either the University Grants Commission or the Presidential Secretariat at Galle Face. 500-800 students are expected to participate.
U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the areas of the demonstration and march.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Keep a low profile.
U.S. Embassy – Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 77-725-8500 Phone
+94 77-725-6307 Phone (after hours)
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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