DHAKA: The Bangladesh Bank has again extended the banking hours for customers by 30 minutes to 2:30 pm.
Customers will carry out bank transactions between 10:00 am and 2:30 pm from May 10, the central bank announced on Tuesday (May 5).
The new timetable includes a 15-minute prayer break from 1:15 pm, it added.
However, banks will be allowed to remain open until 3 pm to complete their daily affairs.
The central bank recently extended the transaction time at banks by an hour to 2 pm in the commercial areas in Dhaka and Chattogram during the shutdown.
Besides, the banks in these areas were allowed to remain open until 3:30 pm for other financial activities.
BDST: 1923 HRS, MAY 05, 2020