Banks will remain open in limited scale during the lockdown to facilitate the financial transaction of their clients.
As per a circular of the Bangladesh Bank, banks will remain open from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every working day from Apr 15 to 21 while the transaction will be made between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
During the time, banks will keep open required number of online branches for only depositing and withdrawing cash in order to ensure smooth transaction.
Authorized Dealer (AD) branches will only remain open for emergency foreign transactions, it added.
The central bank also asked banks to keep enough money at ATM booths for ensuring trouble-free ATM and card transaction.