KARACHI: The SBP, all banks/development finance institutions (DFIs)/mircofinance banks (MFBs) will remain closed for public dealings on 1st Ramazan (today), which will be observed as ‘Bank Holiday’ for the purpose of deduction of Zakat. Meanwhile, SBP has also notified the office and banking hours for Ramazan. For all working days,

except Friday, office hours for SBP, DFIs and MFBs will be 8:00am to 2:15pm without break and for Fridays it will be 8:00am to 1:00pm. The banking hours for all working days will be 8:00am to 1:45pm. On Friday, the time will be 8:00am to 12:30pm.–NNI