WESTERN POTASH CORP. Reports Completion of Normal Course Issuer Bid

Vancouver, March 20, 2009- Western Potash Corp. (the “Company”) (TSX.V: WPX, FSE: AHE) is pleased to announce that further to the news release of October 15, 2008, the Company has completed its Normal Course Issuer Bid (the “Bid”). The 4,900,000 shares (approximately 5% of the 99,121,533 Common Shares outstanding at October 8, 2008) were purchased by the Company over a course of several months, in accordance with the requirements of the TSX Venture Exchange, and have subsequently been cancelled.

Western Potash Corp. is a mineral exploration company engaged in the evaluation, exploration and development of potash mineral properties in Western Canada and worldwide. The Company intends to define and develop a world-class potash deposit in an ecologically sustainable, economically efficient and socially responsible manner.



“J. Patricio Varas”     
J. Patricio Varas
President and CEO


This news release contains Forward Looking Statements regarding our intentions and plans. Various factors may prevent or delay our plans, including but not limited to, contractor availability and performance, weather, access, mineral prices and success and failure of the exploration and development carried out at various stages of the program. Readers should review risk factors applicable to junior mining exploration companies generally to understand the variety of risks that can affect the Company.


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the adequacy or accuracy of this release.