State Bank of Pakistan

Banks to remain open on 10th, 11th May

Money & Banking

KARACHI: The banks shall remain open on May 10 – 11, 2021 to facilitate general public and trade during first two Eid Holidays announced by the government from May 10, 2021 to May 15, 2021.

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has already issued circular in this regard.

The central bank on May 06, 2021 issued the notification stating that in order to ensure the availability of banking services to trade and industry in particular and public in general during the extended holidays before the forthcoming Eid-ul-Fitr, it has been decided that banks shall open 50 percent of their total authorized branches dealing in foreign exchange and trade activities on 10th May, 2021 (Monday).

The SBP further said that the remaining 50 percent of such branches on 11th May, 2021 (Tuesday) from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (without break).

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