Bangladesh govt office time [new]

Bangladesh govt office time [new] has been changed. New office time and bank time has been announced on 22th August 2022. New time and schedule will effective from 24th August 2022.

New office time in Bangladesh

Government offices and autonomous institutions will remain open from 8 am to 3 pm instead of the usual 9 am to 5 pm, according to Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam.

Meanwhile, banks will stay open from 9 am to 4 pm, instead of the regular 10 am to 6 pm working hours.

The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday. After the meeting, Cabinet Secretary shared the details of the decision with the media. These restrictions will continue indefinitely.

2 day weekend for educational institutions

Schools and other educational institutions will also have a two-day break to conserve energy. All educational institutions under the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) have been instructed to remain closed for two days a week as part of the government’s move to save power.

  • The authorities concerned of the universities have been asked to take necessary steps in this regard.

Bangladesh bank time schedule now

Bangladeshi’s banks will stay open from 9 am to 4 pm (business hours), but will close on 5 pm. Before, This schedule was regular 10 am to 6 pm working hours.

Govt decisions to save energy

he government raised energy prices as much as 52 % earlier of this August 2022. The unprecedented fuel prices pushed up the cost of nearly everything on the market. Transport fare was also raised in response to the rising cost of fuel.

The government cited volatility in the global market due to the Russia-Ukraine war for the hike. Ministers said the hike was necessary to ease pressure on the foreign currency reserves by cutting subsidies.

Analysts, who believe the price hike could have been avoided amid rising inflation, have questioned the move and accounts presented by the authorities. The decision has also faced heavy criticism from the BNP and left-leaning political parties and sparked sporadic street protests.

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