SBP Announces Banks New Timing to Stop Corona Virus Spread

Banks New Timing: State bank has announced yet another bank/ DFI’s timing for office and business hours in order to stop the spread of Covid-19.

A new circular by State Bank has been issued on 28th April 2021. Now onward the bank’s timing will be as per the new circular given as under.

Banks New Timing


State Bank has instructed all banks to follow SOP’s to avoid corona spread through banks. Wearing of Masks by all bank staff is mandatory otherwise branches could be sealed and FIR could be lodged against the branch manager.

Many branches have been sealed that were not following SOP’s in Lahore and other cities. Pak army is also helping Govt to make sure the SOP’s are being followed by the general public.

This new circular supersedes all previous circulars about bank timing.

┘░State Bank may issue another bank timing circular if the Corona situation is changed.

Moreover, 60% of the bank staff especially back offices have been instructed to banks to send them to work from home.

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