State Bank of Pakistan makes important announcement over fresh currency notes on Eid ul Fitr

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State Bank of Pakistan makes important announcement over fresh currency notes on Eid ul Fitr

ISLAMABAD - State Bank of Pakistan makes important announcement over fresh currency notes on Eid ul Fitr.The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday announced that fresh currency notes will not be issued on Eid-ul-Fitr this year amid coronavirus pandemic.

A notification issued by the central bank says, it has been “decided not to issue fresh notes to general public and employees/ex-employees of SBP and its subsidiaries on occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr 2020”.

“As you are aware the Bank’s management has taken multiple precautionary measures to ensure social distancing and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. These include but are not limited to performing of only essential/critical functions, making comprehensive Work from Home (WFH) arrangements, ensuring workplace SPOs, issuance of medical advisories, etc,” read the official notificaition.