Banking hours (1).

Byline: Q.U - Lasbela, Balochistan

APROPOS the letter 'Banking hours' (15 May). The writer sought an explanation about reduced banking hours during Ramazan. While public dealing is closed at 2pm, the banking sector's office timing in Ramazan is 10am to 4pm.

A sizeable portion of the after-business hours is spent on keeping track of all transactions performed during the day, preparing settlement sheets, complying with head office directives, maintaining credit records, and closing accounts for the day. Owing to these tasks, it is usual for employees to sit late. In my opinion during the holy month, the government...

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