Australian High Commission
Islamabad
Pakistan

AUSTRALIAN HIGH COMMISSION
ISLAMABAD

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Travel Advice

The Travel Advisory for Pakistan has been reviewed and reissued on Monday, 20 February 2017

At least 100 people were killed and several hundred injured in separate bombings in Lahore, Quetta, Peshawar and Sehwan (Sindh Province) from 13 to 16 February.  The level of our advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Pakistan overall due to the unpredictable security situation, including the high threat of terrorist attack. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country (see Safety and security). The level of our advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to reconsider their need to travel to Pakistan overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

Further information is in the travel advice for Pakistan and our travel bulletin available at www.smartraveller.gov.au.

Read the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's current travel advice for Pakistan.

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