Lihir Gold Limited

Lihir Gold Limited

February 18, 2010 12:25 ET

LGL Dividend Payment

PORT MORESBY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA--(Marketwire - Feb. 18, 2010) - Lihir Gold Limited (LGL) (TSX:LGG)(NASDAQ:LIHR)(ASX:LGL) declared a final dividend of US$0.015 (1.5 US cents) per ordinary share on 18 February 2010.

The record date for this dividend is 2 March 2010, not 25 February 2010 as previously advised.

Shareholders with a registered address in Australia, Papua New Guinea (PNG), New Zealand, the United Kingdom or Canada will receive their dividend in the currency of the country where they are registered.

Shareholders with addresses outside these countries will receive the dividend in US currency.

Please note that as LGL is a PNG registered company, the dividend will be subject to PNG withholding tax at the rate of 10% and will be unfranked.

The dividend will be paid on 31 March 2010.

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