Chakswari is one of the bigger cities (Tehsil town) in the Mirpur District of Azad Kashmir in Pakistan. There are about 25 Union councils in Chakswari. The town is located about 40-45 KMs from the city of Mirpur. Main source of living in area is agriculture, tourism and livestock.
There is a big wholesale market in Chakswari which makes this town an important market place among the neighboring towns of AJK. Housing colonies have been built for the people who lost their homes during the construction of Mangla dam. Chakswari is one the biggest and busiest housing market in Azad Jammu Kashmir. The population of Chakswari is constantly rising due to lots of people migrating from different parts of AJK and Pakistan and current population of Chakswari is about 20000.
Most of the people migrated and moved to United Kingdom and United States between 1955 and 1965. Literacy rate in Chakswari is 96%. There are lots of schools, hotels, guest houses, restaurants, gift shops, shopping malls, and a big wholesale marketplace for the neighboring towns and villages.
For all those people who have any type of financial interest and for people who live abroad or in other cities of Pakistan, following is the list of banks for any financial need like send money to Chakswari, or receive money in Chakswari, and for tourists and visitors list of ATM services in Chakswari:
|Name||Branch Code||Address||Phone number||ATM Facility|
|National Bank of Pakistan (NBP)||0445||Barwan road, Chakswari, Dist Mirpur||05827-922661||Yes|
|Habib Bank Limited (HBL)||0453||Khasra No. 146 Chakswari, The & Distt Mirpur A.K||Yes|
|United Bank Limited (UBL)||0160||Khasra # 20, Chakswari, Mirpur, Azad Kashmir||Yes|
|Bank of Azad Jammu Kashmir (BAJK)||0004||Opposite Al-Shahzad Hotel Chakswari||05827-922663||No|
|Allied Bank of Pakistan (ABP)||0013||Khasra No.3840, Near Dr.Ch.Sharif Clinic, Main Bazar
|Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB)||1505||Main Bazar Chakswari, Tehsil & District Mirpur||05827-454678, 454679||Yes|
|Askari Bank Limited(AKBL)||0140||Shahzad Hotel Kotli Road Chakswari AJ & K||05827-454740||Yes|
|JS Bank||9556||Daud Plaza, Main Bazar Chakswari, District Mirpur, AK||05827-454791-2||Yes|
You can also send or money by western union. Bank of Azad Jammu Kashmir offers money gram services to send or receive money in Chakswari.
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