Banks to remain open on Friday, Saturday

Publish: 6:50 PM, January 4, 2024 | Update: 6:50 PM, January 4, 2024

Banks will remain open on Friday and Saturday ahead of the January 7 national election.

To this end, Bangladesh Bank (BB) today issued a circular as per instruction of the Election Commission (EC).

As per the circular, branches in Dhaka, Chattogram and other metropolitan cities, districts, and upazilas will remain open for two days with limited manpower so that the EC Secretariat, returning officers, and related parties can withdraw money.

BB also instructed banks to keep the officials who have been given duty as polling officers out of banking.