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Sunday, 28 February 2016 - 13:16
Salt harvesting season commences
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Salt harvest in Hambantota Saltern started recently after the rain disrupted the harvest for the past six months.

As the climate returned to normal its work commenced this week.

Nearly 60,000 metric tons of salt is produced at the Hambantota Saltern. However, the production reduced to 20,000 tons last year due to rain.

Meanwhile, Lanka Salt Ltd’s Chairman Ayub Khan said that salt production this year will not be affected.

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