Bankers will enjoy a total of 24 holidays in 2021, including two bank holidays.
The Bangladesh Bank made the announcement in a circular on Thursday.
The financial regulator has prepared the holiday chart in line with the circular issued by the public administration ministry for all the government offices.
As per the long tradition, the first day of July and the last day of December will be bank holidays in the coming year too.
Mentionable, the 31 December's bank holiday will fall on a weekend, on Saturday.
In the same way, among the 24 holidays in the upcoming calendar year, eight holidays will fall on weekends and other government holidays.
Independent Day, May Day, Jumatul Wida, two days of Eid-ul-Fitr, Durga Puja (Bijoya Dashami), Christmas Day and the bank holiday of December will fall on regular weekends.
But, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Adha and other holidays on the Muslim religious occasions will depend on moon sighting.