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Pakistan Bank Holiday August 14

Source: The State Bank of Pakistan (Karachi)
Posted: Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Most recent follow-up news item: June 29, 2021

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced that Tuesday, August 14, 2018, would be a bank holiday throughout Pakistan on the occasion of the upcoming annual Independence Day Bank Holiday.

The details of the aforementioned announcement, contained in a BPRD Circular Letter, which as per custom (2017-06-12, 2017-05-26, 2016-06-01, 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 "the SBP offices and all banks/ development financial institutions, microfinance banks would remain closed for public dealings on August 14".

The date of August 14, 2018, as a bank holiday throughout Pakistan, is in line with the list of "Public and Optional Holidays for the calendar year-2018" released in a circular by Pakistan's Ministry of the Interior, earlier this year (2018-01-27).

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