Skardu is a city located in Gilgit Baltistan province which serves as the administrative and commercial capital of Skardu District. The District has a population of more than 300,000 inhabitants according to the population consensus estimates of 2017. The region is full of people with diverse ethnic and linguistic backgrounds. Balti and Sheen are the major tribes of the area meanwhile other smaller tribes of Kashmiris are also present. Similarly there are many languages spoken in the region however Balti is the major language of Skardu district.
The place is also a famous tourist attraction spot with many beautiful sites to visit which includes places like Deosai National Park and Skardu 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 Most of the locals are involved in tourism industry which serves as their main source of income.
For financial transactions, the following banks are available in the area:
|Name||Branch Code||Address||Phone Number||ATM Facility|
|Habib Bank Limited||0476||Yadgar Chowk, Skardu||05815-450260||Yes|
|Soneri Bank Limited||0033||Main Bazaar, Skardu||05815-450327||Yes|
|National Bank of Pakistan||0486||Main Bazaar, Skardu||05815-920264||Yes|
|Habib Metropolitan Bank Limited||2-60||New Main Bazaar, Skardu||05815-456410||Yes|
|Muslim Commercial Bank||1431||Main Bazaar, Hussain Chowk, Skardu||05815-450265||Yes|
This is the list of banks present in the Skardu. Western Union agents and E-Sahulat services are also available in Skardu.
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