KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Wednesday revised the office and public dealing hours of banks.
The SBP said that in line with the decision of National Command & Operation Centre (NCOC) to contain the spread of COVID-19, the SBP will observe the following office hours, which will also be followed by all banks / DFIs / MFBs till further orders:
Bank office hours:
Monday to Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (without break)
Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (without break)
Banks / MFBs have been advised to observe the following business (banking) hours for public dealing:
Monday to Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (without break)
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (without break)
Previously, the SBP issued bank timings during Ramazan on April 12, 2021. However, new timings shall supersede the instructions contained in BPRD Circular Letter No.10 dated April 12, 2021.