DHAKA: Banks will remain open from 10am to 3pm while banking transaction hours for customers will be from 10am to 1pm during the general holidays from April 5 to April 9.
Bangladesh Bank (BB) on Thursday (April 2) issued a circular in this regard.
During the general holidays, banks will provide services – deposit and withdrawal through cash or cheque, DD or Pay Order and Treasury Challan.
Banks will also ensure other transaction facilities under the payment system or clearing arrangement of the Bangladesh Bank.
On Wednesday (April 1) the government issued an order extending the holiday for all public and private offices from April 5 to April 11, including weekly holidays.
The government earlier on March 23 declared a nationwide 10-day holiday shutting down the government and private offices excepting essential and healthcare facilities while it was due to expire on April 4.
BDST: 1755 HRS, APR 02, 2020