Banks will keep their branches open on a limited scale in the industrial areas, including Dhaka and Chattogram, on Jun 27 and 28 to facilitate the payments of salaries, wages and festival allowances to the garment workers, employees and officials ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha. The areas are Dhaka, Ashulia, Tongi, Gazipur, Savar, Bhaluka, Narayanganj and Chattogram, according to a circular released by the Bangladesh Bank on Wednesday (Jun 21).
The clients will be able to do banking transactions between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; the office will remain open until 3 p.m.
After the Eid-ul-Azha holiday, banks will resume activities from Jul 2 and provide banking services from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated in Bangladesh on Jun 29.