Karachi: State Bank of Pakistan points orders to increase working hours of banks, banks had been reopening for restricted working hours on account of corona virus.
In this regard, the SBP on Thursday despatched a round to the presidents of all of the banks instructing that the branches of all of the banks can be open to the general public from 9 am to five:30 pm from Monday to Thursday.
According to the round, lunch time is fastened from 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm, whereas on Friday additionally the banks can be open to the general public from 9:00 am to five:30 pm, nonetheless, Friday prayers can be held from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. There can be a break at 30.
According to the State Bank of Pakistan, these new banking working hours will come into impact from July 13.