ISLAMABAD (APP) - All Pakistan Flour Mills Association (APFMA) on Monday called off countrywide five-day strike after assurances by Minister for Food and Agriculture to resolve their problems. The flour mills were on a countrywide strike protesting the problems they have been confronting in inter-provincial wheat transportation and its export. After being satisfied by the ministers assurance, they announced to operate their mills as per schedule for smooth supply of wheat products in the country. A delegation of APFMA called on Minister for Food and Agriculture Nazar Muhammad Gondal and apprised him about the problems being faced by the local industry. The minister assured the APFMA that the issue of inter-provincial wheat transportation would be resolved for smooth supply of wheat products in the country. Nazar Gondal said that he would meet the Sindh Chief Minister on Tuesday to resolve their problems, including inter-provincial transportation of wheat. Besides, the minister also assured the millers to resolve the problems being faced by them while exporting flour to Afghanistan. The minister said that the government has allowed the flour mills to export 200,000 tons of flour to Afghanistan for the promotion and development of local industry as well as to capture the market. APFMA Chairman Iqbal Daud said that about 1230 flour mills would resume their work immediately as the minister assured them to resolve their genuine problems. He said the government had assured the association that the approval of Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) would be sought for wheat export.