karachi—On the occasion of Eidul-Adha, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has made special arrangements to facilitate general public for their banking related needs. These measures are aimed at providing hassle free banking services to the general public during the forthcoming Eid holidays. Being cognizant of the needs of the general public, the SBP has advised that ‘All’ branches’ of Commercial banks and Microfinance Banks (MFBs) will remain open on Saturday 10th September, 2016 from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm for provision of banking services to general public.
Further, to ensure uninterrupted availability of ATM services during Eid-ul-Adha holidays, SBP has also advised all banks / MFBs to take necessary measures for facilitation of general public. Moreover, SBP has already instructed all banks / MFBs to make special arrangements by installing Kiosks, ATMs and mobile ATMs at places of business such as Cattle Markets and Bazars etc. for the facilitation of buyers and sellers in coordination with each other.
It has also been advised that cash needs should be assessed through continuous monitoring of ATMs to ensure timely replenishment of cash in ATMs. BP has always been endeavoring for smooth provisioning of banking ervices to the general public at large.