To prevent coronavirus transmission in the country the timing for banking transactions was fixed from 10 am to 2:30 pm. As the corona situation has improved a little, so the transaction period has been extended till 3 pm.
The direction was issued by the central bank on Sunday.
The new banking transaction timing across the country will be effective from tomorrow (Monday). As the government has extended the tenure of restrictions till June 6, so the timing (10 am to 3 pm) will be effective till then. All the banks will be open till 4:30 pm for its internal activities.
The directions will be unchanged as per the DOS circular letter number 15 issued on April 13 by Bangladesh Bank. One branch of each bank will remain open on Thursday, Sunday and Tuesday at the upazila level. In the city corporation areas one branch of every certain bank within two kilometers area will remain open on every workdays.