Petaquilla Minerals Ltd.
TSX : PTQ
OTC Bulletin Board : PTQMF
FRANKFURT : P7Z

Petaquilla Minerals Ltd.

December 16, 2009 15:30 ET

Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. Announces Results of Annual General Meeting

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 16, 2009) - Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. ("Petaquilla" or the "Company") (TSX:PTQ)(OTCBB:PTQMF)(FRANKFURT:P7Z) announces the results of its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") held in Vancouver, BC, on December 15, 2009.

At the Meeting, the following board members stood for election and were duly elected to hold office until the next Annual General Meeting: Raul Ferrer, Richard Fifer, David Kaplan, David Levy and Daniel Small. In addition, Ernst & Young LLP, Chartered Accountants, was re-appointed as auditor of the Company for the ensuing year and the directors were authorized to fix the remuneration to be paid to the auditor.

Following the meeting, Richard Fifer, Petaquilla's Chairman of the Board of Directors, provided the Company's latest corporate presentation, which is also available for viewing on the Company's website.

No other business was brought before the meeting.

About Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. - Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. is a gold producer operating its gold processing plant at its 100% owned Molejon Gold Project in Panama. The plant utilizes three ball mills and a carbon-in-pulp processing facility. Anticipated throughput for the project during the first year of commercial production is estimated to be 2200 tonnes per day. The Molejon mine site is located in the south central area of the Company's 100% owned 842 square kilometer concession lands, a region known historically for its gold content.

On behalf of the Board of Directors of PETAQUILLA MINERALS LTD.

Joao C. Manuel, President and Chief Executive Officer

No Stock Exchange has approved or disapproved the information contained herein.

Contact Information

  • Petaquilla Minerals Ltd.
    Joao C. Manuel
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (604) 694-0021 or Toll-free: 1-877-694-0021
    (604) 694-0063 (FAX)
    www.petaquilla.com