Dhaka, June 26: Bangladesh Bank announced all banks will close on 4 July. Instead, banks will remain open on 16 July Saturday, a central bank spokesman said.
Banks in the garment industrial areas will remain open on July 2 and 3, BB assistant spokesperson Anwarul Islam also said.
Earlier on June 22, Sheikh Hasina announced that 16 July will be a working day as government offices will remain closed on July 4.
Therefore all government employees will receive a 9-day vacation to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr.