Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The American Embassy will remain closed on Sunday on the occasion of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, an American holiday.

The Consular Section and the American Center with the Archer K. Blood American Center Library and the Student Advising Center will also remain closed, a US embassy press statement said in Dhaka on Thursday.

Emergency services for American citizens will be available, the statement added.

BBN/SSR/AD-13Jan11-10:06 pm (BST)