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How To Easily Get Fresh Currency Notes On Eid-ul-Fitr 2018 In Pakistan?


Sumera Saeed | category: Banking

How To Easily Get Fresh Currency Notes On Eid-ul-Fitr 2018 In Pakistan? Last year the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) had launched an SMS service for getting the new currency notes on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr 2017.

This year again for getting the the new currency notes on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr 2018 the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced the issuance of new currency notes will begin starting from 1st June. The people can exchange the old currency notes with the fresh currency notes starting from 1st June, 2018.

The central bank’s spokesman Abid Qamar has confirmed that the issuance of fresh currency notes will start from 1st June and will remain till 14th June, 2018 in the country.

The SPB will issue a separate press release will be issued in coming days regarding the more details, revealed the spokesman.

The SBP in association with Pakistan Banks Association (PBA) had launched the SMS short code 8877 for issuing fresh currency notes.

How to Avail SBP SMS Service?

  • Just send SMS to 8877 with your CNIC number and with a branch ID number.
  • Just type CNIC number Space and Branch ID number and send it to 8877.
  • SMS charges are just Rs.1.5+tax.

The system will respond with sending transaction number and branch address.

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Note:

  • You can use the each CNIC and mobile number for once.
  • SBP will not issue the transaction code if the same CNIC number sent from different mobile numbers.
  • For more help and queries/complaints you can dial (021)- 111-008-877.
  • In order to get fresh currency notes the subscriber has to present his/her original CNIC card at the time of receiving money.
  • Each subscriber can exchange and get three packets of Rs10, and each package of Rs. 50 and Rs. 100.

You can get the fresh currency notes from the 1,535 commercial bank branches and SBP offices located in 132 cities.

The list of all branches codes across Pakistan is here. You can find the code of nearest one branch and can type the code into your SMS for getting new currency notes for Eid-ul-Fitr 2018 in Pakistan.

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Government Banks Will Start Accepting Hajj Applications 2018 From Jan 15

Government Banks Will Start Accepting Hajj Applications 2018 From Jan 15


Sumera Saeed | category: News

Government Banks Will Start Accepting Hajj Applications 2018 From Jan 15. The federal government has announced the Hajj Policy 2018 and according to the policy the official hajj scheme quota is 120,000 for government scheme while the 59,210 would perform the Hajj through Private Hajj Scheme.

Hajj Policy 2018 details

Government has reserved nearly 10,000 seats for the citizens over 80 years of age and they will also be accompanied by one attendant.

Furthermore the people intended to perform Hajj but have failed to get their names selected in draws for at least three times will have an additional chance this year. Government has also reserved 10,000 seats for them.

According to the Hajj policy 2018 those who have earlier performed the sacred duty through government scheme will not be eligible to apply via government scheme.

Moreover, the people who have performed hajj in the last three years will not be eligible to apply either through government or private hajj schemes.

Accompanying a Mehram has been made mandatory for each Haji women. However over 45 years women of Fiqia-e-Jafria would be exempted from the condition.

Two percent quota has also been reserved for the handicap people int eh hajj policy 2018.

When to submit Hajj Applications 2018?

According to the Hajj Policy 2018 the government banks will start accepting Hajj Applications starting from 10th January till 24th January.  The draw to choose the pilgrims for hajj 2018 through the government scheme will held on 26th January.

Hajj 2018 Dues

As per the Hajj Policy 2018 pilgrims from the North region will pay Rs.280,000 while the pilgrims going to perform Hajj from South Region need to pay Rs 270,000.

Furthermore the intending pilgrims would have to deposit Rs 13,050 additional for sacrifice.

Required Documents

Intended Pilgrims need to have International Machine Readable Passport with the validity of upto 20th February, 2019, a  computerised National Identity Card and Medical certificate.

Banks List

In order to submit hajj applications 2018 via government scheme the intended pilgrims have to obtain Hajj Application forms from the prescribed bank branches mentioned below:

  1. National Bank Limited (NBP)
  2. Allied Bank Limited (ABL)
  3. Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB)
  4. United Bank Limited (UBL)
  5. Habib Bank Limited (HBL)
  6. Bank Alfalah
  7. Bank of Punjab (BOP)
  8. Mezan Bank

You can either visit the nearby bank branch to obtain the hajj application forms or also can download it by visiting the official websites of the banks.

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SBP Branches Code Numbers For Getting New Currency Notes For Eid-ul-Fitr 2017


Sumera Saeed | category: News

We recently reported you that State Bank of Pakistan has launched an SMS service for getting the new currency notes for Eid-ul-Fitr 2017.

The new currency notes will be available at the nominated commercial bank branches called e-branches and all the sixteen offices of SBP and BSC across Pakistan.

The people can get the fresh currency note by using a short SMS code.

The issuance of fresh currency notes for Eid-ul-Fitr 2017 will start on 12th June till 23rd June.

How to Avail SBP SMS Service?

  • Just send SMS to 8877 with your CNIC number and with a branch ID number.
  • Just type CNIC number Space and Branch ID number and send it to 8877.
  • SMS charges are just Rs.1.5+tax.

The list of all branches codes across Pakistan is here. You can find the code of nearest one branch and can type the code into your SMS for getting new currency notes for Eid-ul-Fitr 2017.

 

NADRA and Mastercard Enable Pakistani Citizens To Enjoy e-payment Facilities

NADRA and Mastercard Enable Pakistani Citizens To Enjoy e-payment Facilities


Sumera Saeed | category: News

NADRA and Mastercard Enable Pakistani Citizens To Enjoy e-payment Facilities

Now the citizen of Pakistan can enjoy the e-payment facilities, thanks to the collaboration of Nadra and Mastercard.

By using the newly introduced National identity cards the citizen can conduct financial transactions and obtain government payments as well as remittances.

Now the citizens of Pakistan can optimize their national ID cards with e-payment facilities.  With the newly launched e-payment system by Nadra and Mastercard the citizens would be able to use their 13-digit identification number on National Identity cards for sending and receiving both domestic and international remittances.

The newly launch e-payment facility will remove the need to physically visit a bank branches or currency exchange outlets in order to fulfill money transfer needs.

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