Former Deputy Under-Secretary of the Interior Appointed as an Advisor of Passport Potash, Inc.

Former Deputy Under-Secretary of the Interior Appointed as an Advisor of Passport Potash, Inc.

Mar. 11, 2011 (Marketwire Canada) —

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — Passport Potash, Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PPI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dennis Ickes as an advisor to the Company. Mr. Ickes is an internationally known lawyer, legal scholar, trial attorney and business leader. He has served as Deputy Under-Secretary of the Interior in two Cabinets, and founded the Office of Indian Rights in the United States Department of Justice where he served as its Director. Mr. Ickes advises and assists private enterprise and Indian tribes in converging unique tribal capabilities with private capital and technical expertise to create new sources of revenue for tribes and investment opportunities for private capital. Mr. Ickes holds BA and JD degrees.


Passport President Joshua Bleak commented: “We are very pleased to have Mr. Ickes join our team as an advisor. His expertise will be instrumental in creating mutually beneficial relationships with the tribes that are neighbors to the Holbrook Basin Project.”

About Passport Potash

For more information regarding the Holbrook Basin, see Passport is conducting an exploration program and has engaged SRK Consulting to complete an independent National Instrument 43-101 technical report for the Holbrook Basin Potash Project in Navajo County, Arizona.

On behalf of the Board of Directors


Joshua Bleak, President

This news release includes certain statements that may be deemed “forward-looking statements”. All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, including the likelihood of commercial mining and possible future financings are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include unsuccessful exploration results, changes in metals prices, changes in the availability of funding for mineral exploration, unanticipated changes in key management personnel and general economic conditions. Mining is an inherently risky business. Accordingly the actual events may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. For more information on the Company and the risks and challenges of its business, investors should review the Company’s annual filings that are available at

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Source: Marketwire Canada (March 11, 2011 - 6:56 PM EST)

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