KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 20
Due to the upcoming festivals, BFIs will be closed for five days from Friday, thus Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) has requested all customers to visit their banks in the next two days to complete their urgent works.
Issuing a statement today, the NBA has announced that all BFIs will stay closed for Dashain holiday.
Last year, a few branches of all banks were open for emergency services in several areas. However, this year no branches will be open from Friday till October 27.
The notice has further mentioned that though the banks will be closed during this period, digital banking services like mobile banking and internet banking will still be in operation.
The association has stated that ATM outlets will also stay open during the period.
“Considering the increasing threat of COVID-19 infection, the association has decided to close BFIs and not provide any services during the festive holiday. If any customer has any work pending then they need to visit their respective banks in the next two days. Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 infections, there is a problem in the service flow of banks and finan