KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has issued orders to extend the working hours of banks that were open for limited working hours due to coronavirus.
The SBP on Thursday sent a circular to the presidents of all the banks instructing them that the branches of all the banks would be open to the public from 09:00 am to 05:30 pm from Monday to Thursday. Lunchtime is fixed from 01:30 pm to 02:00 pm while on Friday also the banks will be open to the public from 09:00 am to 05:30 pm. However, there will be a break for Friday prayers from 01:00 pm to 02:30 pm. According to the State Bank of Pakistan, these new banking working hours will come into effect from July 13.
Banks Timing in Pakistan January 2021
پاکستان میں بینکوں کے اوقات کارجنوری 2020
|نئے اوقات کار کا اطلاق||لنچ ٹائم||اوقات کار||بینک کا نام||دن|
|13 جولائی2020||دوپہر ڈیڑھ بجے سے دو بجے تک||9 0بجے سے شام 5:30 بجےتک:00||تمام بینکوں کی برانچیں||پیر سے جمعرات|
|کورونا وائرس کے سبب بینک محدود اوقات کار||نماز جمعہ کے لیے وقفہ||9 0بجے سے شام 5:30 بجےتک:00||مام بینکوں کی برانچیں||جمعہ|
|نماز جمعہ کے لیے دوپہر 01:00 تا 2:30 بجے وقفہ|
Punjab Government department Office Timing in December 2020
Punjab Government department Offices that operate five days a week will be open Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. The government of Punjab offices will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m. on Friday. Similarly, offices that operate six days a week will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 03:00 p.m., while on Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m. Now, instead of eight, government departments will work for six hours.