state bank of pakistan

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan has announced that the banks/MFBs shall observe the following office timings till further orders with effect from July 13, 2020. However, banks/MFBs may prescribe business hours for branches as per their business requirement, says a Press release. The new timings are:
Monday to Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (with prayer / lunch break from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.);
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (with prayer / lunch break from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.).
All banks / MFBs are accordingly advised to ensure compliance of the above-mentioned timings in letter and spirit.