The harvest of salt in Mannar, was commenced yesterday ceremoniously. Mohamed Umayin the General Manager of the Manthai Salt Limited, inaugurated the salt harvest for the year 2015.
The total production of this saltern was only 2,000 – 3,000 MT in the start but after 2010 it has risen to 5,000 – 6,000 MT. This is about 4% of the national production. (File Photos- Photo Credit : Newmannar.com)