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Two hrs bank from today

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 11:06 AM, 29 March 2020   Updated: 11:36 AM, 29 March 2020

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

The decision to start limited banking services on general holidays to prevent coronavirus infection has been in effect from Sunday. The banking transaction will run from 10 am to 12 pm daily till Thursday.

The government has declared a public holiday from March 26 to April 4. However, the general holiday in effect from March 29 to April 2. Prior to this, weekly the weekly holidays on 27th and 28th Marc will be followed by March 26, Independence Day. In addition, again weekly holidays on April 3 and 4 will be added. Therefore, Bangladesh Bank issued a notification on March 24 regarding the opening of the bank on a limited basis for a limited period of five days to facilitate customer transactions.

According to the notification, banks with online facilities for depositing and withdrawing cash only ensure the overall convenience of transactions of customers, taking into account the distance between the branches, so that the required number of branches can be opened.

Without online convenience, the bank's branches can be opened only for cash deposit and withdrawal. AD branches can be opened for emergency foreign transactions. In order to facilitate the continuation of transactions through ATMs and cards, sufficient notes should be provided in ATM booths and necessary arrangements should be made to keep them running continuously.