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Pakistan Independence Day 2015 Bank Holiday

Source: The State Bank of Pakistan (Karachi)
Posted: Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Most recent follow-up news item: August 25, 2017

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced that the State Bank of Pakistan and the commercial banks of Pakistan would remain closed on Friday, August 14, 2015, which would be marked as a bank holiday throughout Pakistan on the occasion of the upcoming annual Independence Day bank holiday and non-working public holiday of Pakistan.

The details of the aforementioned announcement, contained in the BPRD Circular Letter No. 25 of 2015, which as per custom (2015-07-15, 2015-06-29, 2015-06-17, 2014-06-27, 2014-04-27, 2014-02-03, 2013-08-13, 2013-07-10, 2013-06-28, 2013-04-29, 2013-02-02, 2013-01-23, 2012-12-31, 2012-11-06, 2012-07-18 and 2012-06-25), goes on to state that the aforementioned announcement states that all banks/DFIs/MFBs will remain closed for public dealings on that date.

The aforementioned is in line with what was announced in the "expected dates for public and optional holidays for the calendar year 2015" published by the Government of Pakistan at the beginning of the current year (2015-01-12).

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