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Banks to be open on Apr 5, 6, 7 for payment of garment workers

Special Correspondent Banking 2024-03-31, 3:49pm

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Banks to be open on Apr 5, 6, 7 for payment of garment workers



Dhaka, Mar 31 - Bangladesh Bank has asked the scheduled banks to keep branches open on April 5, 6, and 7 under special arrangement for payment of garment workers' salaries, Eid bonuses, allowances, and export bills.

The Department of Off-site Supervision of the central bank on Sunday issued a circular in this regard and sent it to the top executives of the banks for necessary actions.

As per the central bank’s instruction, the banks will remain open for transactions from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm on a limited scale.

It instructed banks to keep open the branches in Dhaka metropolitan area, Ashulia, Tongi, Gazipur, Savar, Bhaluka, and the industry-related branches of banks located in Narayanganj and Chattopgram ensuring adequate security.-UNB