The SBP extended the central bank and the commercial banks ‘office schedules on Tuesday during the lockdown.
A lockdown in several parts of the country is needed to prevent coronavirus spread (COVID-19).
The SBP issued a notification dated March 26, 2020 and directed to observe office timings: Monday to Thursday 10:00AM to 4:00PM; and Friday (10:00AM to 1:00PM).
The SBP said that the above timings shall continue till April 14, 2020 (date included), unless modified or withdrawn earlier.
Accordingly, banks/development financial institutions/microfinance banks have also been directed to observe the mentioned timings in letter and spirit.