PESHAWAR, 30 November: The old currency notes in Pakistan will no longer be accepted by commercial banks from tomorrow all over the country as their validity ended today on Wednesday, 30th of November.

The State of Pakistan issued a notification in June last year stating that all the old currency notes (those bigger in size) of Rs10, Rs50, Rs100 and Rs1000 would be demonetized from Nov 30, 2016.

The general public was informed through the notification to replace the old notes with new ones in all the commercial banks. The State Bank in another notification said that the old notes would not be accepted in commercial banks and private dealings. However, if somebody has old currency notes, they can replace them only in State Bank office till Dec 31, 2021.