Message for U.S. Citizens – Town Hall Meeting

Message for U.S. Citizens

Town Hall Meeting for U.S. Citizens

Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 5:30-7:30pm

U.S. Embassy Rangoon

Due to the demand for the September Town Hall, there will be a repeat Town Hall meeting on October 14, 2015.  All U.S. citizens living in Burma are welcome to attend the October Town Hall meeting at the U.S. Embassy on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, from 5:30pm to 7:30 p.m.  This is particularly for those who did not attend the Town Hall in September. The same information will be covered. Ambassador Derek Mitchell will present an overview of recent developments in United States – Burma bilateral relations, including topics related to the 2015 Burmese elections. U.S. citizens will also have an opportunity to meet the new Deputy Chief of Mission, Ms. Kristen Bauer.  If you have any specific questions or issues that you would like addressed, please let us know.

If you would like to attend the event, please RSVP with your name, passport number, and your place of residence in Burma  Attendance is strictly limited to the first ninety persons who RSVP. The deadline for RSVP’s is 5pm, Sunday, October 11, 2015, or when the ninety person limit is reached, whenever is soonest.

The event will start at 5:30pm sharp.  Visitors should plan to arrive no later than 5:00pm for security screening.  Please bring your U.S. passport for entry into the Embassy.  Note that large bags or back packs, cell phones, computers, cameras, memory sticks, or other electronic items will not be allowed inside the Embassy.

  • See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Burma Country Specific Information.
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