SBP helpline for complaint resolution


KARACHI The State Bank of Pakistan has taken additional measures to facilitate bank customers that are faced with extraordinary challenges arising from the coronavirus situation in the country. They can now approach the SBP through its helpline 021-111-727-273 in case their queries or complaints are not being responded to by banks, the central bank said in a statement Monday. The helpline will remain available during office hours, the SBP said. It encouraged public to use digital payment services as much as possible to help banks provide their services with minimal staff to ensure their safety. The SBP has also taken notice of phone calls to bank customers by fraudsters seeking personal information taking advantage of the current situation.