KARACHI  -  The State Bank of Pakistan has advised all banks to ensure continuous availability of ATM services during Eid holidays.

In the past, SBP has issued various circulars to banks regarding the continuous availability of ATM services during extended holidays. Now, in view of the upcoming Eid holidays, it has once again advised that all banks should take appropriate measures in advance to deal with ATM issues such as ATM out of cash, hardware/software problems, power outages and connectivity/network issues through active engagement with all stakeholders.

In addition, State Bank is also conducting meetings with the concerned senior officials of banks to obtain feedback on steps being taken by them for ensuring round-the-clock availability of ATM services especially during Eid holidays.