American Center Kolkata announces indefinite closure
Kolkata: The American Center Kolkata and the Library will remain closed from Monday for an indefinite period but consular services will not be affected, the American Center said in a statement.
"The American Center in Kolkata and the Library will remain closed to the public until further notice. Any inconvenience is regretted. Consulate Kolkata services will continue to function during the lapse in Congressional appropriations," it said. "If you have a scheduled visa interview or American Citizen Services appointment, please arrive at the consulate at your designated time," it said. On Saturday, the US government officially shutdown for the first time in five years after the Senate rejected a short-term spending bill to keep the federal government running.