Western Potash Corp. is Granted New Potash Permits in Saskatchewan

Western Potash Corp. is Granted New Potash Permits in Saskatchewan

Western Potash Corp. (the "Company") (TSXv: WPX, FSE: AHE) is pleased to announce that it has been granted its first potash permits in south-eastern Saskatchewan.  The three contiguous permits, KP-407, KP-408, and KP-409, granted by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy and Resources comprise a total of 123,948 acres.

The newly-acquired potash permits are immediately adjacent to potash permits held by BHP-Billiton, Kennecott Canada Exploration and Potash One.  The three permits are located approximately 30 km south and southeast of Regina, and to the southeast of the Mosaic Company's Belle Plaine KL-106-R mining lease, which hosts one of the largest producing potash solution mines in the world.

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

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

J. Patricio Varas
President and CEO

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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.