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SBP orders provision of mobile ATMs near cattle markets

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KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan has issued directives to the commercial banks to ensure presence of mobile Automated Teller Machines (ATM) near cattle markets and cash in these machines.

The central bank in a circular in its eid-specific directives urged banks to ensure uninterrupted cash supplies to the people during Eid-ul-Azha holidays.

SBP has instructed all banks and micro-finance banks to make special arrangements by installing Kiosks, ATMs and mobile ATMs at places of business such as Cattle Markets and Bazars etc for the facilitation of buyers and sellers in coordination with each other.

The bank also urged effecrtive monitoring of the banks’ ATM service and warned an action against concerned bank in case of complaints.

State Bank has also ordered the banks to observe a working day at their branches on Saturday dated September 10 for the convenience of general public.

The central bank statement further said that the SBP has made special arrangements to facilitate general public for their banking related needs. These measures are aimed at providing hassle free banking services to the general public during the forthcoming Eid holidays.

It has also been advised that cash needs should be assessed through continuous monitoring of ATMs to ensure timely replenishment of cash in ATMs.

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