Allana Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : AAA

Allana Resources Inc.

September 28, 2009 07:30 ET

Allana Resources Appoints Jason Wilkinson as Project Manager for Ethiopian Potash Project

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 28, 2009) - Allana Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AAA) ("Allana" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that Mr. Jason Wilkinson, B.Sc, M.Sc, has been appointed Project Manager for Allana's Ethiopian Potash Project. Mr. Wilkinson will be based in Ethiopia and be responsible for implementing and managing Allana's upcoming exploration and development program at its Ethiopian Potash Project in the Danakhil Depression.

Mr. Wilkinson has over 15 years experience in the exploration and development of mineral deposits and has worked throughout the world. Jason's most recent experience was as Vice President, Exploration for Lydian International where he was responsible for the company's exploration and development programs at the Amulsar gold project in Armenia and the Drazjna Pb-Zn-Ag project in Kosovo.

Prior to his work with Lydian, Mr. Wilkinson was a Senior Geologist for Aur Resources engaged in the exploration and development of copper projects in Africa. In addition to his work with Aur, Jason has been involved in exploration and mining projects in Zambia, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Romania, Greece and Turkey at increasing levels of responsibility.

Mr. Wilkinson has a M.Sc. in Mineral Exploration from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, in London and a B.Sc. in Applied Geology from Portsmouth University.

Farhad Abasov, Allana's President and CEO, stated, "Allana is very pleased to have added Mr. Wilkinson to our technical team as we move forward with exploration and development at our Ethiopian Potash Project. Mr. Wilkinson's extensive experience in Africa and the Middle East will be a valuable asset as the project moves forward."

About Allana Resources Inc.

Allana is a publicly traded corporation with a focus on the acquisition and development of potash assets internationally and recently optioned a previously explored potash property in Ethiopia with NI 43-101-compliant Inferred Mineral Resource of over 100 million tonnes of potash mineralization (Sylvite and Kainite) with a composite grade of 20.8 % KCl (see News Release Sept. 17, 2008). Allana has approximately 80.5 million shares outstanding and trades on the TSX-Venture exchange under the symbol "AAA".

Peter J. MacLean, Ph.D., P. Geo., Allana's VP Exploration, is a Qualified Person as defined under National Instrument 43-101 and has reviewed and approved the technical information presented in this release.

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