The western half of Lafayette Park will be closed to the public from 10 a.m., Sunday, January 27, through 9 a.m. Wednesday, January 30. A map illustrating the closed park area, and the anticipated closed District area, is attached.
The park area will be closed to the public to provide security and ensure public safety during the official visit of the Interim President of Afghanistan.
Persons demonstrating or otherwise using this park area should remove themselves and any personal property from the closed park areas by 2 p.m., January 27.
The National Park Service appreciates the public's cooperation in this matter.
(signed Stan E. Lock)