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‘Pink salt be projected as Pakistani product’

By APP
March 01, 2024
President, Dr. Arif Alvi being briefs about Salt Mining during his visit to Salt Mine in Khewra on February 29, 2024. — PPI
President, Dr. Arif Alvi being briefs about Salt Mining during his visit to Salt Mine in Khewra on February 29, 2024. — PPI 

KHEWRA: President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday underlined the need for projecting pink salt as a Pakistani product in potential global markets after its value addition in line with the international standards.

“A significant amount of foreign exchange can be earned by adding value to the local raw salt and making various products,” he said during his visit to the Khewra salt mines.He also emphasised to utilise the modern technology to minimise the loss of salt during the mining process besides adopting atmosphere friendly and responsible mining ways.

He said Pakistan had huge reserves of high quality rock salt which was low cost and full of minerals. The president also reviewed the tourist places inside the salt mine. On the occasion the president was briefed on various ongoing projects of the Pakistan Minerals Development Corporation in Khewra.