Updating its travel advisory for three South Asian countries, the US has urged its citizens to reconsider their travel to Pakistan and Bangladesh and not to visit Afghanistan.
The state department issued separate travel advisories for the three countries yesterday Reconsider travel to Pakistan due to COVID-19, terrorism and sectarian violence, it said. It also asked its citizens not to travel to Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces due to terrorism and kidnapping. .
Urging its citizens to reconsider travel to Bangladesh due to COVID-19, the state department asked them to “exercise increased caution” in the country due to crime, terrorism and kidnapping.
In another advisory, the state department asked Americans not to travel to Afghanistan due to COVID-19, crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping and armed conflict.