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What will be the bank timings in Ramadan?

After Ramadan, timings will automatically be reverted to pre-Ramadan timings

By Business Desk
March 22, 2023
An undated image of the State Bank of Pakistan building. — AFP/File
An undated image of the State Bank of Pakistan building. — AFP/File 

The State Bank of Pakistan on Wednesday announced the timings to be observed by banks during the holy month of Ramadan.

The time has been updated for both public dealing and office timings, a notification issued by the SBP read.

Public dealing timings:

  • Monday to Thursday — 9am to 2pm(without break)
  • Friday — 8:30am to 1pm (without break)

Office timings:

  • Monday to Thursday — 9am to 3:30pm (with prayer break from 2pm to 2:30pm)
  • Friday — 8:30am to 1pm (without break)

"After Ramadan, the above timings will automatically be reverted to pre-Ramadan timings," the notification read.

Banks will remain closed for public dealing on Friday (March 24) for the purpose of Zakat deduction.