KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday extended the office timings of the central bank and commercial banks during the lockdown period.
Many parts of the country are facing lockdown in order to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
The SBP issued a notification dated March 26, 2020 and directed to observe office timings: Monday to Thursday 10:00AM to 4:00PM; and Friday (10:00AM to 1:00PM).
The SBP said that the above timings shall continue till April 14, 2020 (date included), unless modified or withdrawn earlier.
Accordingly, banks/development financial institutions/microfinance banks have also been directed to observe the mentioned timings in letter and spirit.