Bagh is the main city and district headquarters of Azad Jammu Kashmir. Town is located about 80 KM south of Muzaffarabad city and 35 Kms north of Rawalakot on Bagh Highway. This highway is very well developed road the city. Bagh is a one of the main tourist spot in Azad Kashmir. This whole town consists of lush green mountains and there are Town Rivers that flows in these mountains also pass through Bagh city. Mahlwani River is the smaller one that ends up in Mahl river which ends up in Jhelum River. Current population of Bagh city is just over 30,000.
There are lots of hotels and guest houses for tourists. AJK forest department also have their rest houses in Bagh city which are located on beautiful mountain with eye catching view of the valley. Main source of living is agriculture due to continuous supply of fresh water which is full of minerals. 2005 Earthquake did huge damage and destroyed lots of Bagh city. More than 9,000 people died because of the devastating effect of the earthquake. But city as a community stayed strong in this shocking incident and redeveloped their city.
Many of the residents have migrated abroad like United Kingdom and Middle East and they keep sending money to their home town for its development. There are lots of hotels and guest houses and houses in Bagh city that have built by locals who live abroad. Following is the list of Banks in Bagh city for any kind of banking transactions like sending or receiving money in Bagh:
|Name||Branch Code||Address||Phone number||ATM Facility|
|National Bank of Pakistan (NBP)||0447||Main Bazar Bagh AJK||05823-920093-920095||Yes|
|Habib Bank Limited (HBL)||1143||Khasra No 1135, Bagh Tehsil & Distt Bagh||05823-920099-920098||Yes|
|United Bank Limited (UBL)||1185||Main bazar forest road Bagh AJK||05823-380101||Yes|
|Bank of Azad Jammu Kashmir (BAJK)||0010||Main Bazar Bagh AJK||05823 920103||No|
|Allied Bank of Pakistan (ABP)||0833||Khasra No.2009, Main Bazar, Haidry Chowk, Bagh
City, Bagh A.K.
|Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB)||1509||Zaman Chowk, Main Bazar Bagh, Tehsil & District Bagh A.K.||05823-920096, 920097||Yes|
|Askari Bank Limited(AKBL)||0298||Kashmir Palaza Hadari Chowk BAGH, Azad Kashmir||0345-5888604||Yes|
Above is the list of ATM services in Bagh city. You can also send money to Bagh or receive money by using western union and money gram services.
If you’re from Bagh & can share more information like if there’re any other banks, their locations (addresses), phone numbers or anything, please use the comments area so that others can also benefit from it.