KARACHI: Banks shall observe six days holidays on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday said that it will remain closed from 10th to 15th May, 2021 (Monday to Saturday) on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Simultaneously, banks shall also observe the holidays on the said dates. However, through another notification the SBP allowed the banks to open all the branches on Saturday May 08, 2021 to facilitate their customers.
“In the wake of forthcoming Eid-ul-Fitr holidays from 10th to 15th May, 2021 and to cater the banking needs of public at large, it has been decided that all branches of banks / MFBs shall remain open on May 8, 2021 (Saturday) from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (without break).”