In order to facilitate the collection of the government receipts/duties/taxes, it has been decided that the field offices of SBP Banking Services Corporation (SBP BSC) and authorized branches of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) will observe extended banking hours till 9:00 P.M. on December 31, 2020 (Thursday), for which purpose a special clearing has been arranged at 6:00 P.M. on the same day by the NIFT.

All banks are, therefore, advised to keep their concerned branches open on December 31, 2020 (Thursday) till such time that is necessary to facilitate the special clearing for Government transactions by the NIFT.