Bank timings during Ramazan-ul-Mubarak

Bank timings during Ramazan-ul-Mubarak

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday issued bank office and business hours during Ramazan-ul-Mubarak 1442 A. H..

The SBP said that the SBP will observe the following office hours during the month of Ramazan-ul-Mubarak, which will also be followed by all bank, Development Financial Institutions and Microfinance Banks.

The bank office timings shall be 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (with prayer break from 2:00 pm to 2:15 pm) during Monday to Thursday.

On Fridays the bank office shall be from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm (without break).

The banking hours for public dealings shall be:

The banks shall observe banking hours from Monday to Thursday between 10:00am to 1:30 pm (without break). The banking hours on Friday shall be from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm (without break).

 However, except Friday, banks / MFBs may observe extended business (banking) hours for public dealing from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (with 15 minutes prayer break) at their branches situated in major cities / business centers / commercial markets & hubs / ports etc.