KARACHI (Web Desk) – The State bank of Pakistan has issued a notification to keep the banking services operational on Saturday, September 10 to facilitate consumers before Eidul Azha.

“It is advised that “ALL” branches of commercial banks & MFBs will remain open on Saturday, 10th September, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM in order to cater the banking needs of general public. Banks & MFBs are accordingly advised to ensure that their branches should strictly observe the aforesaid timings.” the notification said.


Meanwhile, The government on Monday announced a three-day holiday for Eidul Azha across the country.

The interior ministry has issued a notification in this regard. The holidays will be observed from September 12 Monday to September 14 Wednesday on the occasion of Eidul Azha 2016, the notification said