New banking hours for Ramadan

Staff Correspondent | Published: 00:00, May 06,2019 | Updated: 23:21, May 05,2019


Bangladesh Bank on Sunday set the office hours for all banks and non-bank financial institutions from 9:30am to 4:00pm for the month of Ramadan.
However, transactions by clients through the banks and NBFIs will take place till 2:30pm from 9:30am from Sunday to Thursday during the fasting month for Muslims.
Officials of the entities will get a prayer break between 1:15pm and 1:30pm, according to a BB circular.
During the prayer break, transactions will be made through internal coordination as was done before Ramadan.
Usual working and transaction hours will resume at the banks and financial institutions after Ramadan.
Normally the bank office hour is from 10:00am to 6:00pm.

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