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BB reschedule transactions time

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 06:27 PM, 9 April 2020   Updated: 07:29 PM, 9 April 2020

Bangladesh Bank

Bangladesh Bank

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has rescheduled its transactions time during the ongoing general holiday to prevent coronavirus. According to the new schedule, all banks will remain open from 10 am to 2 pm and the transaction will take place between 10 am-12 am from April 12.

This was informed in a notification issued by Bangladesh Bank on Thursday.

The notification said that the previous circular had brought a partial amendment. From April 12, the bank's cash transactions will be done from 8 am to 12 pm. However, the bank can be kept open until 2 pm to carry out ancillary activities.

It further said that authorized Dealer (AD) branches will remain open for emergency foreign transactions till 1.30 with one-hour extension from the previous schedule, it added.

In addition, the central bank has directed the banks to close the branches in areas declared lockdown by the government or local administration.

Earlier on April 2, Bangladesh Bank ordered the banks to be open till 3 pm.