Banking hours changed in Pakistan amid Covid-19 surge - check new timings

12:05 PM | 29 Apr, 2021
Banking hours changed in Pakistan amid Covid-19 surge - check new timings
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KARACHI – The State Bank of Pakistan Thursday issued a notification to change banking hours in wake of the recent surge in Covid-19 infection in the country.

The working hours were cut short on the directives of Pakistan’s top monitoring body. The issue notification stated “In line with the decision of National Command & Operation Centre (NCOC) to contain the spread of COVID-19, the State Bank of Pakistan will observe the following office hours, which will also be followed by all banks / DFIs / MFBs till further orders,”

The following are the new timings: 

Monday to Thursday - 9:00 am to 2:00 pm (without break)

Friday - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (without break)

Meanwhile, Pakistan Stock Exchange has also updated its roaster with the latest timings.

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