Banks and remittance centers fully operational from Sunday

Banks and remittance centers fully operational from Sunday

All banks and remittance centers are to full operatie from Sunday, according to the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA).

The Kingdom’s central bank added that all business is to resume at the general administrations gradually. While focusing on preparing the work premises in line with the controls and directives on the precautionary and preventive measures. This is to ensure the returning employees carry out their office work in a safe environment.

The employees’ return goes on gradually according to the assessment of each bank. This includes the full operation of the bank branches and transfer centers; according to normal working hours, as specified by SAMA instructions issued prior to the curfew periods.

In a statement to Saudi Gazette, SAMA said: “The return decision is in implementation of the royal approval issued on May 26 for allowing staff in ministries; government authorities; and the private sector to resume office activities following the controls set by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development.”

The return of staff carried out in coordination with the Ministry of Health and the related authorities.

As of June 21, the return to normal life in all regions and cities of the Kingdom will proceed to pre-curfew conditions, except for Makkah city, while complying fully with the health and preventative directives and mandatory social distancing.