October 5, 2023, 5:08 am

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2023-03-16 17:32:46 BdST

Banks’ transaction time from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm for Ramadan

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has set bank transaction hours from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm and banking office time from 9:30 am to 4:0 pm during the holy month of Ramadan.

The central bank’s Off-site Supervision Department issued a circular in this regard on Wednesday.

The circular stated that all scheduled banks operating in the country will be open from 9:30 am to 4 pm during the holy month of Ramadan. In between, there will be a break for Zohar prayer from 1:15 PM to 1:30 PM.

However, bank transactions can be continued during this break through internal coordination.

Banking transactions are normally conducted from 10 am to 4 pm. Bank office hours are from 10 am to 6 pm. The central bank changes the office and transaction schedule for the month of Ramadan.

The circular said that the schedule will revert to its original status after the holy month of Ramadan.

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