State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has received a great response from public towards SMS service (8877) announced for distribution of fresh notes of currency.Just in four days about 2.3 million applications are received for fresh currency notes.
This SMS service was launched for fresh currency notes for the event of Eid-ul-Fitar on 31 may 2018.This arrangement has been made in 132 cities.
Most of the people are likely not to receive the fresh currency notes, now about 85% have already booked for this service. There is a big role of media and Mobile Phone in awareness of the public about this offer.
Send SMS to 8877 for booking.Most of the people have already send SMS for fresh currency notes.
According to State Bank of Pakistan ,Bank also provide fresh currency notes from their ATMs.
SBP INCREAES REQUESTS LIMITS FOR FRESH NOTES BY 50%
Total booking limit is increased by 50% this year.At present about 85% people have been issued for fresh currency notes offer.The booking for this offer will be closed when target figure of 2.7 million is achived.Booking will be closed in all branches of bank.