PESHAWAR - Soon after a telephonic contact between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mehtab Abbasi and Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif, the later has issued directives for allowing supply of wheat and flour to KP.
Governor Abbasi had been cognizant regarding the ban on supply of wheat and an expected crisis in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the upcoming days. He was also informed by the quarters concerned that the crisis might lead to price-hike in the upcoming month of Ramazan-ul-Mubarak.
Keeping in view this expected crisis in the province, the governor contacted Shahbaz Sharif, asking the CM to lift bane on the transportation and supply of wheat to Fata and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He appraised Shahbaz regarding the expected crisis in the province and stressed the CM to lift bane as the province is already confronted with several challenges of militancy and lawlessness.
Shahbaz assured the governor saying that he has directed the quarters concerned to immediately allow the transportation of wheat and flour to Fata and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The CM also expressed his sympathies with the people and said that KP and Fata are the vital parts of their body.