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Banks remain open on 3 days next week

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 29 July, 2021 12:00 AM
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Banks remain open on 3 days next week

Bangladesh Bank (BB) on Wednesday has revised banking operation hours and working days considering sparking trend of coronavirus infection after Eid-ul- Azha.

As per the new directive, banks will remain closed on August 1 (Sunday) along with weekly holidays (Friday and Saturday) and on August 4 (Wednesday). Banks will open on August 2 and 3 (Monday and Tuesday) and August 5 (Thursday).

On the working days, banks will be operated from 10 am to 2.30 pm for customers while banks open up to 4pm to complete their post transaction official working, the BB instruction said.

Currently, banks are operating from 10am to 1:30pm. Other bank activities will be operated according to the central bank circular issued on 13 July, said Bangladesh Bank.