SBP restarts SMS service for issuance of recent forex notes

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The State Financial institution of Pakistan (SBP) has restarted the SMS service for the issuance of recent forex notes to the general public as soon as once more this 12 months. The service has been launched to assist folks in acquiring the brand new forex notes for the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

An announcement right here on Monday identified that after receiving an awesome response through the 2015 Eid, the SBP by means of its subsidiary SBP Banking Providers Company (BSC), has re-launched the SMS service for issuance of recent forex notes to most people.

It stated that the recent notes could be obtainable from nominated industrial financial institution branches referred to as `e-branches’ and the sixteen places of work of SBP BSC.

The issuance of recent notes by means of the Cell SMS service will proceed from 2nd of Ramadan until 28th Ramadan.

Methods to use SMS facility for this provide?

The service can be offered by means of 500 e-branches in 116 cities throughout Ramadan, 2016. The required inventory of recent banknotes has already been positioned with the designated e-branches. The fees for this companies are Rs. 2/- plus tax, per SMS.

Beneath the service, an individual will ship an SMS message to 8877 together with his/her 13 digit CNIC/Good Card quantity together with the specified e-branch ID [e.g. 3830305939875(space)KHI005].

Department IDs of nominated branches can be found on, and industrial banks’ web sites.

In return, the individual will obtain an SMS containing his/her redemption code, e-branch handle and redemption code validity date.

The redemption code can be legitimate for 2 working days. Buyer ought to then method the involved e-branch alongside together with his/her authentic CNIC/Good Card, its photocopy and the redemption code acquired from 8877 to acquire recent notes.

It might be famous that the quota of recent notes to be issued to every individual includes of two packets of Rs. 10 and one packet of Rs. 20. He/she can also avail one packet every of Rs. 50 and Rs. 100 as per availability of inventory with the involved e-branch. Beneath the SMS service, every CNIC/Good card quantity and cell phone quantity can solely be used as soon as.

No transaction code can be issued to the sender in case he/she sends the identical CNIC/Good card quantity from completely different cell numbers or sends completely different CNIC/Good card numbers from identical cell quantity through the service.

This may, nevertheless, end in further value to the sender. So as to facilitate most people for his or her queries/complaints, SBP-BSC has established a assist desk at 111-008-877 that may be accessed by means of NWD code of 042 for Punjab; 021 for Sindh and Balochistan and 051 for Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Assist desk facility will solely be obtainable throughout workplace hours, it was additional acknowledged.