SBP announces banking hours for Ramazan

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Observer Report

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) announced on Tuesday office timings for all banks, development finance institutions and microfinance banks during Ramazan.

According to a notification issued by the central bank, from Monday to Thursday office timings will be from 10:00am to 4:00 pm with a prayer break from 2pm to 2:15pm whereas on Fridays banks will remain open from 10:00am to 1:00pm without any break.

The SBP suggested that banks may observe the following business (banking) hours for public dealings: Monday to Thursday from 10:00am to 1:30pm without any break.

On Fridays banking hours for public dealings will be from 10:00am to 1:00pm without break.