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wolverine4dinars
03-18-2010, 11:20 AM
Thi-Qar banks cancel Sat. holiday

March 18, 2010 - 08:13:21

THI-QAR / Aswat al-Iraq: The state-run banks in Thi-Qar province have canceled their Saturday holiday and extended their working hours until 05:00 p.m. in an attempt to serve more clients.
This decision came after Governor Taleb al-Hassan had met with retired persons who were lining up for a long wait to receive their salaries, according to a statement released by the local government and received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
The bank employees will be paid overtime rate for the extra hours they work, the statement noted.
Nassiriya, the capital city of Thi-Qar province, lies 380 km south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
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