Sunridge Gold Corp.

Sunridge Gold Corp.

January 05, 2005 15:08 ET

Sunridge Gold Corp.: Letter Received From Eritrean Ministry Of Mines and Energy


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FOR: SUNRIDGE GOLD CORP.

TSX VENTURE SYMBOL: SGC

JANUARY 5, 2005 - 15:08 ET

Sunridge Gold Corp.: Letter Received From Eritrean
Ministry Of Mines and Energy

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 5, 2005) - Sunridge
Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:SGC) and joint venture partner, Sub-Sahara
Resources NL, announce an update on the affairs in Eritrea pursuant to
the government directive to halt all mineral exploration work in the
country as of September 2, 2004.

Sub-Sahara has received today a letter from the Minister of Mines and
Energy stating that the Government has given serious consideration to
the matter. The letter states, "Commending your patience and cooperative
stance, I would now like to invite you for a consultation meeting on
this issue at your earliest convenience here in Asmara".

Arrangements are being made to attend such a meeting as soon as possible.

SUNRIDGE GOLD CORP.

Michael Hopley, President and Chief Executive Officer

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    Sunridge Gold Corp.
    Don Halliday
    (604) 899-1505
    (604) 688-9458 (FAX)
    Email: don@sunridgegold.com
    Website: www.sunridgegold.com
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