Holidays of the year 2020. Ref: DOS Circular Letter No. 30 dated 14-Nov-2019.

BANGLADESH BANK
HEAD OFFICE
Motijheel, Dhaka-1000
Bangladesh
www.bb.org.bd

DOS Circular Letter no-30 Date: 29 Kartik 1426 / 14 November 2019

Chief Executives
All Scheduled Banks in Bangladesh.

Dear Sir,

Holidays of the year 2020

With reference to the Notification No. 05.00.0000.173.08.003.18-212 dated 30/10/2019 issued by the Ministry of Public Administration, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, the public holidays to be observed by the scheduled banks in Bangladesh during the year 2020 are specified below for information and necessary action:

Sl Name of the Occasion Date Day No. of Holidays
01. Shahid Day and International Mother Language Day 21 February 2020 Friday 1 Day
02. Birthday of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman 17 March 2020 Tuesday 1 Day
03. Independence and National Day 17 March 2020 Thursday 1 Day
04. *Shab-e-Barat 17 March 2020 Thursday 1 Day
05. Bengali New Year’s Day 17 March 2020 Tuesday 1 Day
06. May Day 17 March 2020 Friday 1 Day
07. *Buddha Purnima (Boishakhi Purnima) 17 March 2020 Wednesday 1 Day
08. *Shab-e-Qadr 17 March 2020 Thursday 1 Day
09. Jumat-ul-Wida 17 March 2020 Friday 1 Day
10. *Eid-ul-Fitr 17 March 2020 Sunday, Monday & Tuesday 3 Days
11. Bank Holiday 17 March 2020 Wednesday 1 Day
12. *Eid-ul-Azha 17 March 2020 Friday; Saturday & Sunday 3 Days
13. Shuvo Janmashtami 17 March 2020 Tuesday 1 Day
14. National Mourning Day 17 March 2020 Sunsday 1 Day
15. * Ashura 17 March 2020 Sunday 1 Day
16. Durgapuja (Bijoya Dashami) 17 March 2020 Monday 1 Day
17. *Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (S) 17 March 2020 Friday 1 Day
18. Victory Day 17 March 2020 Wednesday 1 Day
19. Christmas Day 17 March 2020 Friday 1 Day
20. Bank Holiday 17 March 2020 Thursday 1 Day

*Subject to the appearance of the moon.

Yours faithfully,

Sd/-

(Md. Sirajul Islam)
Deputy General Manager
Phone: 9530081

Source: https://www.bb.org.bd/mediaroom/circulars/dos/nov142019dosl30e.pdf



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