Fresh currency notes will be issued by the central bank of Pakistan for Eid-ul-Fitr. State Bank of Pakistan will issue fresh currency notes from May 20th to May 31st, 2019.
An SMS service has been announced by State Bank through which people can get themselves registered before they visit the specified banks to get the fresh currency notes.
How to Get Fresh Currency Notes for Eid via SMS
In order to get the fresh currency notes for Eid sent the message to 8877. Send the CNIC numbers and branch codes of the bank via SMS.
The SMS charges will be Rs 2 plus tax.
An SMS will be received by the consumers that will have an SMS carrying Redemption Code, E-Branch Address and the expiry date of redemption code.
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Then the consumers need to go to their respective e-branches with their original CNIC, photocopy of the CNIC and the redemption code received via 8877.
State Bank of Pakistan has stated that the fresh currency notes will be available across 142 cities at 1700 branches. Furthermore, people can visit the six field offices of the State Bank to get the currency notes.