Bank Holiday

Karachi, March 21, 2023 (PPI-OT): The State Bank of Pakistan will remain closed for public dealing on Friday, March 24, 2023, which shall be observed as ‘Bank Holiday’ for the purpose of deduction of Zakat, since 1st of Ramadan-Al-Mubarak, 1444 A.H. is likely to fall on Thursday, March 23, 2023 (already being a public holiday).

All banks / DFIs / MFBs shall, therefore, remain closed for public dealing on the afore-mentioned date. However, all employees of the banks / DFIs / MFBs will attend the office on Bank Holiday treating it as a normal working day (except for public dealing).

For more information, contact:
Chief Spokesman,
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)
Central Directorate
I.I. Chundrigar Road, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-111-727-111
Tel: +92-21-39212562
Fax: +92-21-39212433 – 39212436

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