Eid-ul-Adha bank holidays 2021
KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan has announced a three-day bank holiday on Eid-ul-Adha. On the occasion of Eid, banks will be closed from Tuesday, July 22 to Thursday, July 24. On the Monday before Eid, banks will be open as usual from 09:00 am to 05 pm. Banks will reopen as usual on Friday after Eid.
There will be three holidays in the province on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha from July 20 to 22. Earlier, the federal government and the State Bank of Pakistan had also announced three holidays from Tuesday to Thursday. The Pakistan Stock Exchange has also extended the trading hours from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm. The stock market will be trading on Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
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 2021
پاکستان میں بینکوں کے اوقات کار
|نئے اوقات کار کا اطلاق||لنچ ٹائم||اوقات کار||بینک کا نام||دن|
|دوپہر ڈیڑھ بجے سے دو بجے تک||09.00 بجے سے شام 2:00 بجےتک||تمام بینکوں کی برانچیں||پیر سے جمعرات|
|کورونا وائرس کے سبب بینک محدود اوقات کار||نماز جمعہ کے لیے وقفہ||09.00بجے سے شام 1:00 بجےتک:00||مام بینکوں کی برانچیں||جمعہ|
|جمعہ کے روز کاروبار صبح سوا نو سے ساڑھے 11 بجے تک||صبح سوا نو سے دوپہر ساڑھے 12 بجے تک||پاکستان سٹاک ایکسچینج نے بھی ٹریڈنگ کا وقت||بینکوں میں ہفتہ اور اتوار کی چھٹی ہوگی|
Punjab Government department Office Timing in July 2021
The State Bank of Pakistan will remain closed for public dealing on 1st Ramadan-ul-Mubarak, 1442 A.H., which shall be observed as a “Bank Holiday” for the purpose of deduction of Zakat.
All banks / DFIs / MFBs shall, therefore, remain closed for public dealing on 1st Ramadan-ul Mubarak, 1442 A.H. However, all employees of the banks / DFIs / MFBs will attend to their official assignments (in-office or work-from-home, as designated under the current COVID-19 situation) on Bank Holiday treating it as a normal working day (except for public dealing).