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

Petaquilla Minerals Ltd.

December 09, 2009 19:30 ET

Petaquilla Minerals Ltd.: Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 9, 2009) - Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. ("Petaquilla" or the "Company") (TSX:PTQ)(OTCBB:PTQMF)(FRANKFURT:P7Z) announces that it has received Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") approval to hold its annual general meeting of shareholders ("AGM") on December 15, 2009, outside of the TSX requirement that an issuer hold an annual meeting of shareholders within six months from the end of its fiscal year.

The delay in the holding of the AGM was necessary in order for the new Board of Directors of the Company to review and approve the contents of the Information Circular prepared in connection with the AGM.

The Company encourages all shareholders on record as at November 2, 2009, to participate in its AGM by submitting their proxies. Information regarding Petaquilla's AGM can be obtained from the Company by calling its Vancouver office at (604) 694-0021, toll-free in North America at 1-877-694-0021, or via email to info@petaquilla.com.

About Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. - Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. is an emerging gold producer commissioning the operation of its gold processing plant at its 100% owned Molejon Gold Project. Anticipated throughput for the project during the first year of commercial production is estimated to be 2200 tonnes per day. The plant utilizes three ball mills and a carbon-in-pulp processing facility.

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

Joao C. Manuel, President and Chief Executive Officer

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)
    info@petaquilla.com
    www.petaquilla.com