Decision to open banks during lockdown is awaited
Published : Tuesday, 13 April, 2021 at 5:56 PM Count : 124
The government has decided to keep the banking services open on a limited scale during the stricter lockdown announced from April 14 to 21.
The cabinet division on Tuesday sent a letter to Bangladesh Bank requesting it to provide banking services for special needs. After receiving the letter, the central bank is going to take a decision to keep the banking services open during the lockdown.
After the decision of the central bank to close all banks during the lockdown, the banks in different parts of the country, including the capital, were seen overcrowded from Tuesday morning.
An official of the central bank said that work is underway on how to keep the banking service running in compliance with the health guidelines. Besides, online banking, internet and mobile banking are also available.