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'Promote consumption of lassi and sattu to boost employment'

The Week | 26/06/2022 04:54 PM | Click to read full article

A top educational body in Pakistan has proposed a novel idea to boost employment and reduce the expenditure on tea imports in the cash-strapped country: promote the consumption of local drinks such as lassi and sattu. 

In the circular, Sohail has suggested “promoting local tea plantations and traditional drinks like lassi and sattu, which will increase employment and also generate income involved in manufacturing these drinks for the public.”