Rs75 commemorative note is now officially available for general public
The commemorative banknote of Rs75 marking the diamond jubilee of the Pakistan’s independence is now officially available for the general public at the offices of SBP BSC and branches of commercial banks from today (Friday).
The design of this Rs75 commemorative currency note was unveiled on 14 August 2022 at a function held at the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Headquarter, Karachi.
Taking to Twitter, the SBP said that this commemorative currency note will be available to the public from today at SBP BSC offices and branches of commercial banks.
According to the statement, this commemorative note has the status of legal tender under Section 25 of the SBP Act, 1956 and can be used in business transactions across Pakistan.
This is the second commemorative bank note issued by State Bank.
Earlier, the State Bank had issued the first commemorative note in 1997 on the completion of 50 years of the country’s independence.
This commemorative currency note is designed to pay tribute to the leaders who played a significant role in the foundation of Pakistan and to create awareness about climate change and its impact on our environment.
The front side of the commemorative currency note is decorated with portraits of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Allama Muhammad Iqbal, Ms. Fatima Jinnah and Sir Syed Ahmad Khan.
The reverse side of this commemorative currency note highlights our national commitment to climate change and its impact on Pakistan.
The images of national animal Markhor and national tree deodar on the reverse side of the currency notes also highlight the threats of extinction of such species and the need to protect them.