KARACHI - As per decision of the Federal Government, five days working week will be observed by the State Bank of Pakistan. Accordingly, State Bank of Pakistan shall remain closed on Saturdays and Sundays with immediate effects till further orders, the central bank said on Friday. According to new office timing, State Bank of Pakistan and all banks from Monday to Thursday will start at 9 am to 5.30 pm (with lunch/prayer break from 1.30 pm to 2.15 pm) while the timing starting from 9 am to 6.00 pm (with lunch/prayer break from 1 pm to 2.30 pm) will be applicable on Friday.