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Banks to remain open 4 days before Eid

 Economy Desk

 Published: 04:20 PM, 13 July 2021  

Banks to remain open 4 days before Eid

Banks to remain open 4 days before Eid

Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of Muslims, will be celebrated across the country on July 21. The bank will remain open for four days including tomorrow ahead of Eid.

The ongoing lockdown will end tomorrow, Wednesday. In this case, as per the previous instructions issued by Bangladesh Bank, the bank transaction will be done till 2.30 pm.

Bangladesh Bank will issue instructions with new guidelines by setting a time limit for bank transactions three days before Eid (July 15, 18, and 19).

A notification issued by the Cabinet Division on Tuesday said that Bangladesh Bank or the Financial Institutions Department would issue necessary instructions to ensure the services of banks, insurance and financial institutions.

Earlier, Bangladesh Bank issued a directive on June 30 keeping banks open four days a week from Monday to Thursday. According to the directive, the main branch of each bank, all foreign trade branches and one branch in each district and upazila headquarters should be kept open.