Shigar is a city located in Gilgit Baltistan province which has an administrative status of a District. Majority of the population consist of the Balti people who speak the Balti language. Meanwhile other small tribes are also located in nearby villages and towns. More than 90% people living in the city are from the Shia sect with very few Sunnis in the area.
The place is also a famous tourist attraction spot with many beautiful sites to visit which includes places like Deosai National Park and Shigar Fort etc. The city also serves as the hub for mountain expeditioners who come every year aiming to conquer the Karakoram and Himalayan Mountain ranges. The soil of the region is very fertile leading to most people indulging in agriculture which serves as the main source of income for majority of the population.
For financial transactions, the following banks are available in the area:
|Name||Branch Code||Address||Phone Number||ATM Facility|
|Habib Bank Limited||1637||2063, Shigar Bazaar, Shigar||05815-4670052||Yes|
|National Bank of Pakistan||2175||Khasra no. 2063, Shigar Fort Road, Shigar||05815-924030||Yes|
This is the list of banks present in the Shigar. E-Sahulat and local money agent services are also available in Shigar that help locals in sending and receiving money.
If you’re from Shigar & can share more information like of any other banks, their locations (addresses), phone numbers or anything, please leave a comment so others can also benefit from it.