Banks to remain open Fri, Sat in industrial areas...

Banks to remain open Fri, Sat in industrial areas

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 08:19 PM, 28 April 2022  



Before the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr, banks will be kept open tomorrow (Friday, April 29) and Saturday (April 30) in the industrial area to pay salaries and allowances to garment workers and purchase export bills.

According to the instructions of Bangladesh Bank (BB) sent to the chief executives of all the scheduled banks of the country, on April 29 and 30, the bank transactions will run from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. The bank can be kept open till 4 pm for carrying out ancillary activities after the transaction. 

BB’s clearing system will be open for these two days. However, in the interest of proper management of the clearing system, checks cannot be issued at any bank branch located outside the above area.

As per the instructions of BB, banks in Dhaka metropolitan city, Ashulia, Tongi, Gazipur, Savar, Bhaluka, Narayanganj and the garment-related branches and the head office of the scheduled bank located in the Chattorgam should be kept open with adequate security.