A labourer carries rock salt at Khewra, Pakistan. Pink salt has become a political issue in Pakistan, after a story on social media that India has been re-exporting the salt worldwide and labelling it “made in India”. Photo: Reuters
Sabena Siddiqi
Opinion

Opinion

Eye on Asia by Sabena Siddiqi

Himalayan pink salt was never a source of Pakistani pride. Then it became ‘made in India’

  • Pink salt has become a matter of sovereignty in Pakistan, after the public discovered that India had been re-exporting it. Pakistan must come up with a new strategy for processing, marketing and reclaiming the salt
A labourer carries rock salt at Khewra, Pakistan. Pink salt has become a political issue in Pakistan, after a story on social media that India has been re-exporting the salt worldwide and labelling it “made in India”. Photo: Reuters
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