Banks in industrial areas to remain open on Apr 5-7 holidays before Eid

The decision will allow owners to collect export proceeds, withdraw money, and pay workers

Staff Correspondentbdnews24.com
Published : 31 March 2024, 01:16 PM
Updated : 31 March 2024, 01:16 PM

The branches of banks in the industrial areas will remain open from Apr 5 to 7 to allow owners to collect export proceeds, withdraw money, and pay workers. 

Apr 5 and 6 are weekends and Apr 7 is a public holiday for Shab-e-Qadr. 

Bangladesh Bank in a notice on Sunday said the branches in these areas with garment factories, including in Dhaka, Chattogram and Narayanganj, will operate on a limited scale with only the necessary workforce. 

Transactions will be conducted from 9:30am to 12:30pm while other office work will be done until 3pm on Friday, Apr 5. 

On Saturday and Sunday, transactions will be conducted from 9:30am to 1pm while other office work will be done until 2:30pm. 

The branches and ATM booths in the maritime, land and airport areas will operate round the clock following a previous notice.