KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday announced banking timings during holy month of Ramazan-ul-Mubarak.
During the ensuing holy month of Ramazan-ul-Mubarak 1440 AH, the following office hours will be observed in the State Bank of Pakistan, which will also be followed by all banks, development finance institutions and microfinance banks:-
Monday to Thursday from 10:00am to 4:00pm with prayer break from 2:00pm to 2:15pm whereas on Fridays office hours will be from 9:00am to 2:00pm without any break.
However, it is further advised to observe the following business (banking) hours for public dealing:-
Monday to Thursday from 10:00am to 2:00pm without any break whereas on Fridays business (banking) hours for public dealing will be from 9:00am to 1:00pm without any break.
After the holy month of Ramazan-ul-Mubarak, the above timings will automatically be reverted to pre Ramadan-ul-Mubarak timings, the SBP said.