KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has reminded the general public to exchange the decimal coins of paisa 1,2,5,10,25 & 50 from the field offices of SBP BSC and commercial / microfinance banks branches by last working day of September. For the awareness of general public, the SBP has advised the commercial /microfinance banks to display posters/banners at visible places of their branches for exchange of decimal coins. It may be recalled that the federal government has already notified that coins of Paisa 1,2,5,10,25 & 50 will cease to be legal tender on October 1, 2014. However, it can be exchanged from the field offices of SBP BSC and branches of banks till September 30, 2014.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 14th, 2014.
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