Adriana Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : ADI

Adriana Resources Inc.

October 13, 2006 14:42 ET

Adriana Retains Freeform Communications

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 16, 2006) - Adriana Resources Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ADI) is pleased to announce it has entered into an investor relations agreement to retain the services of Freeform Communications Inc. ("Freeform"), to provide an investor relations and communications program for the Company.

Freeform Communications Inc. has been providing investor/shareholder relation services to publicly listed companies since its inception in 1992. Freeform President, Robert Ferguson, has worked previously with the principals of Adriana during his tenure at Eldorado Gold Corp. where he was Manager of Corporate Development.

Adriana President Michael Beley stated, "We have worked successfully with Robert in the past. Our decision to retain Freeform reflects our confidence and enthusiasm for working together once again. We look forward to the synergy that this will bring to Adriana."

Freeform will receive a fee of $5,000 per month and has been granted 200,000 stock options for a period of five years. The options are exercisable at $0.70 per share with a third of the options vesting every six months. The agreement is subject to the acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange. The Company and Freeform are at arms length.

About Adriana Resources Inc.

Adriana Resources Inc. is a mineral exploration and development company with advanced and early staged mineral projects in Canada and Finland. Adriana's Board has an impressive record in identifying and successfully developing economic mineral deposits through to production.

ON BEHALF OF ADRIANA RESOURCES INC.

Michael J. Beley, President

WARNING: The Company relies on litigation protection for "forward looking" statements. Actual results could differ materially from those described in the news release as a result of numerous factors, some of which are outside the control of the Company.

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

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