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BB asks banks to tighten security during Eid holidays

  • Published at 08:01 pm September 7th, 2016
  • Last updated at 09:50 pm September 7th, 2016
BB asks banks to tighten security during Eid holidays
Bangladesh Bank has asked all banks to ensure security in their branches including head offices during Eid holidays. Banks have been asked to tighten security in branches, head offices and ATM booths to tackle cyber crime and any untoward incidents during the holiday period, said a circular of the central bank issued Wednesday. BB also advised the banks to take necessary measures to monitor the banks rotationally by bank officers during the holidays. In an another circular, the central bank asked all the banks to ensure non-stop transaction through ATM (Automated Teller Machine), POS (Point of Sale), e-Payment Gateway, MFS (Mobile Financial Services) during Eid celebration. The circular mentioned that most of the bank branches will remain closed from 9 to 14 September. During this period banks will have to take necessary steps to ensure the e-transaction smooth and uninterrupted.