State Bank of Pakistan makes elaborate arrangements for provision of hassle free banking services during Eid-ul-Adha holidays

Karachi, September 06, 2016 (PPI-OT):On the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has made special arrangements to facilitate the general public for their banking related needs. These measures are aimed at providing hassle free banking services to the general public during the forthcoming Eid holidays.

Being cognizant of the needs of the general public, the SBP has advised that “All” branches’ of Commercial banks and Microfinance Banks (MFBs) will remain open on Saturday 10th September, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM for provision of banking services to the members of general public.

Further, to ensure uninterrupted availability of ATM services during Eid-ul-Adha holidays, SBP has also advised all banks / MFBs to take necessary measures for facilitation of general public. Moreover, SBP has already instructed all banks / MFBs to make special arrangements by installing Kiosks, ATMs and mobile ATMs at places of business such as Cattle Markets and Bazars etc. for the facilitation of buyers and sellers in coordination with each other. It has also been advised that cash needs should be accessed through continuous monitoring of ATMs to ensure timely replenishment of cash in ATMs. SBP has always been endeavouring for smooth provisioning of banking services to the general public at large.

For more information, contact:
Syed Wasimuddin
Chief Spokesman
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)
Central Directorate
I.I. Chundrigar Road, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-111-727-111
Tel: +92-21-39212562
Fax: +92-21-39212433 – 39212436