Dhaka: 9:21 PM, Wed, 19 Jun, 2019

After NZ, travel advice issued for Bangladeshis in Australia

A K Azad : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-03-19 6:49:49 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-03-21 5:58:13 PM

Diplomatic Correspondent: Bangladesh has issued travel advice for its nationals living in Australia and travelling to the country.

They are advised to be vigilant at all times, particularly in public places, stay informed of potential risks to safety and security by monitoring the media and other local information sources.

The Bangladesh High Commission in Canberra remains at service and can be contacted at the following numbers for information: Phone: +61 424472544, +61 424472544, +61 4501730352019-03-19, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Earlier, Bangladesh issued travel advice for Bangladeshis living in New Zealand and recommend exercising caution around potential attack targets such as mosques, restaurants, markets shopping malls, conference centres, public transport hubs etc.

An Australian, Brenton Tarrant, has been charged with killing 50 people and injuring 48 people with gun attacks on worshippers in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 15, 2019.

Five people of Bangladesh origin died and three people from Bangladesh origin were injured in the gun attack.

risingbd/Dhaka/March 19, 2019/Hassan/AKA