People of all walks of life including labourers, farmers, academicians, economists, tribal elders, pensioners and civil society here Wednesday highly lauded the Prime Minister’s initiative of starting low-priced wheat flour for the masses of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Highly appreciating commencement of inexpensive flour to people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from ‘Shehbaz Speed’, the PMLN Member Provincial Assembly, Ikhtiar Wali Khan said the premier Shehbaz Sharif has won the hearts and minds of millions of people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for this landmark initiative for them. He said that provision of Rs40 per kg flour has been started in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on the order of the Prime Minister and people are getting it with ease. Wali said 100 mobile stores have started working for provision of low-priced flour to residents of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, adding KP was divided into Abbottabad and Peshawar’s zones for provision of speedy and systematic affordable flour supply to people. He said the facility would be later extended to the whole province. Ms Sobia Shahid, Provincial President PMLN Women Wing said Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif had fulfilled yet another promise with the people of KP. She said more than 50,000 bags of subsidized flour were sold in Abbottabad and Peshawar zones in two days. In Abbottabad, she said about 22,070 flour bags were sold whereas more than 23,400 were distributed in Peshawar zone. She said the number of mobile stores would be increased up to 200 by June 13 to ensure the facility is enjoyed by each and every deserving citizen. Sobia said the already established temporary flour selling points would remain operational from June 9 to June 17 in the province and its number would be increased to 500. She said the government will continue the process of bringing ease in people’s lives and revival of the development process, which was stalled in KP for the last eight years, have now started to provide speedy relief to masses. Muhammad Naeem, Professor of the Economics Department University of Swabi said that most of hard earned money of poor people was being consumed by the flour and kitchen items and that the PM’s relief package was a great blessing for the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He said millions of people in the province would directly be benefited from the Prime Minister’s relief package. Dr Naeem said the positive economic reforms and policies initiated by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has started producing results in a short time and provision of inexpensive wheat to people was a testimony towards this effect.