Bank transaction time increased

Sunbd Desk || Published: 2021-08-05 11:14:47 || Updated: 2021-08-05 11:14:47

Bangladesh Bank has extended the time limit for limited bank transactions with the restrictions announced by the government. As before, transactions in the bank will continue till August 10 in accordance with the health rules. However, next Sunday (August 8), the central bank announced the closure of all activities of the bank, including transactions.

During this time the bank transaction will be from 10 am to 3 pm but other ancillary work of the bank will continue till 4:30 pm. The transaction was going on till 2:30 pm till Thursday but other ancillary work of the bank was going on till 4 pm.

A circular in this regard was issued on Thursday (August 5) by the Department of Offsite Supervision of Bangladesh Bank.

The circular, along with the chief executives of all scheduled banks operating in the country, said the bank would be closed on Sundays in addition to the weekly holidays on Fridays and Saturdays. Besides, on August 9 and 10, bank transactions will run from 10 am to 3 pm. The ancillary activities after the transaction will continue till 4:30 pm.

According to the directive, the bank will be able to keep the required number of branches open at its discretion, including the essential departments of the bank’s head office, with a limited number of manpower by strictly following the hygiene rules including wearing of masks.

Sunbd/NJ

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