OUR STAFF REPORTER ISLAMABAD - The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has directed that all the Model Customs Collectorates shall remain open on every Saturday of this month (December 17, 24 and 31), as normal working days in order to facilitate the trade and industry in getting their cargo cleared for imports and exports. According to the press statement issued here, the management of State Bank of Pakistan and National Bank of Pakistan has been requested to provide banking facility by the designated branches on the above-mentioned dates to ensure the payment of duty and taxes. The port authorities/port operators have also been advised to synchronize their working, accordingly.