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Bank branches at RMG industrial areas to remain open on April 5-7

BI Desk || BusinessInsider

Published: 23:04, 31 March 2024  
Bank branches at RMG industrial areas to remain open on April 5-7

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Branches of the scheduled banks in the readymade garments (RMG) industrial areas will remain open on April 5-7 to facilitate payment of garment workers' salaries, Eid bonuses, allowances and export-import activities.

Bangladesh Bank (BB) issued the directive for the scheduled banks on Sunday.

The central bank has asked banks to continue operations before Eid-ul-Fitr in the branches located near garment industrial areas in Dhaka city, Ashulia, Tongi, Gazipur, Savar, Bhaluka, Narayanganj and Chattogram ensuring adequate security.

As per the central bank's instruction, the central bank has fixed office hours from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm for April 5 and 9.30 am to 2.30 pm for April 6 and 7.

However, people will be allowed to make banking transactions from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm on April 5 and from 9.30 am to 1 pm on April 6 and 7.

For bank staff, there will be a break of 45 minutes from 1 pm to 1.45 pm on April 5 for Jumma prayer and a break of 15 minutes from 1.15 pm to 1.30 pm for Zuhr prayers.

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