WASHINGTON: The United States Department of State on Tuesday warned Americans to defer all non-essential travel to Pakistan, reminding them of the continued security concerns in the country.
The US continues to provide consular services for all its citizens in Pakistan, Geo news reported a statement from the state department.
“The US consulate general in Peshawar no longer offers consular services and the US consulate general in Lahore remains temporarily closed for public services,” added the statement.
U.S. officials in Islamabad were also instructed to limit the frequency of travel and minimize the duration of trips to public markets, restaurants, and other locations. They were also not authorized to use public transportation.
Travel warnings have also been issued for Americans in Saudi Arabia and Algeria.