Exploration and development of the Amazonas Basin Project

Message: Pacific Potash Corp Announces Change in Executive Leadership

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA / TNW-ACCESSWIRE / June 17th 2014 - Pacific Potash Corporation (TSX-V: PP; OTCQX: PPOTF; FSE: P9P, "Pacific Potash", "the Company") today announces a leadership transition under which Mr. Balbir Johal will step down as interim CEO of the Company, effective immediately.

The Board of Directors ("The Board") would like to thank Mr. Johal for his dedication, passion, entrepreneurial spirit and leadership displayed in managing the Company. He will continue to provide guidance, oversight and expertise to Pacific Potash in his roles as Executive Co-Chairman and Director.

The Board intends to commence a search for a permanent Chief Executive Officer, and will consider both internal and external candidates.

About Pacific Potash Corporation

Pacific Potash Corporation trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol: PP, as well on the OTCQX under the symbol: PPOTF and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under P9P. Pacific Potash is engaged in the exploration and development of the Amazonas Potash Project and the surrounding potash claims targeting the Middle Amazonas Potash Basin, currently the host to multiple new exploration campaigns for potash. The Middle Amazonas Basin is one of the largest evaporate basins in the world (10,000km2).

We seek safe harbour.

On behalf of the Board,

Pacific Potash Corporation

Min Zhai


For further information, please visit our website at www.pacificpotash.com or Julie Hajduk at + 1 604.609.7140 or [email protected].

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Caution concerning forward-looking information

This press release contains "forward-looking information" and "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable securities laws. This information and statements address future activities, events, plans, developments and projections. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, constitute forward-looking statements or forward-looking information. Such forward-looking information and statements are frequently identified by words such as "may," "will," "should," "anticipate," "plan," "expect," "believe," "estimate," "intend" and similar terminology, and reflect assumptions, estimates, opinions and analysis made by management of Pacific Potash in light of its experience, current conditions, expectations of future developments and other factors which it believes to be reasonable and relevant. Forward-looking information and statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause Pacific Potash's actual results, performance and achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking information and statements and accordingly, undue reliance should not be placed thereon.

Risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to vary include but are not limited to the availability of financing; fluctuations in commodity prices; changes to and compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including environmental laws and obtaining requisite permits; political, economic and other risks; as well as other risks and uncertainties which are more fully described in our annual and quarterly Management's Discussion and Analysis and in other filings made by us with Canadian securities regulatory authorities and available at www.sedar.com. Pacific Potash disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information or statements except as may be required.

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