Asian Mineral Resources Limited
TSX VENTURE : ASN

Asian Mineral Resources Limited

June 15, 2009 17:16 ET

Asian Mineral Resources Confirms Private Placement

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 15, 2009) - Asian Mineral Resources Limited (the "Company")(TSX VENTURE:ASN) announced today that it has confirmed its private placement of common shares at $0.09 a share whereby existing shareholders will purchase 11,718,637 shares for gross proceeds of $1,054,677. Finalization is subject to execution of definitive documentation and receipt of TSX-Venture Exchange approval for the placement. "While we had hoped to raise a larger amount we welcome this equity infusion as evidence of support by our shareholders so that our Ban Phuc project can remain on a care and maintenance basis and we can continue with other activities including the successful resolution of various Vietnamese issues" commented Rob Guest, President and CEO.

Company Profile:

Asian Mineral Resources Limited is developing the Ban Phuc Nickel/Copper Project in Vietnam 5 hours drive north-west of Hanoi in which it has a 90% interest.

For further details on the Company and the Project, please refer to the website at www.asianminres.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes certain "Forward-Looking Statements." All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, including without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization and reserves, exploration results and future plans and objectives of Asian Mineral Resources Limited are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Asian Mineral Resources Limited's expectations are disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in Asian Mineral Resources Limited documents filed from time-to-time with the TSX Venture Exchange and other regulatory authorities.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

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