Banks to remain open during lockdown
Published: 07:41 PM, 13 April 2021 Updated: 07:48 PM, 13 April 2021
Banks to remain open during lockdown; File Photo
Bank branches will remain open to conduct banking activities during the strict lockdown starting from Wednesday. Following the new decision bank transaction can be done from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm.
Bank branches and the concerned departments at their head offices will remain open till 3 pm for post-transaction activities, said a Bangladesh Bank notification issued on Tuesday afternoon.
Earlier in the day, the Cabinet Division sent a letter to Bangladesh Bank Governor requesting to ensure banking services for special needs during strict lockdown.
After receiving the letter, Bangladesh Bank issued a new notification on keeping banks open during the lockdown.