Central Asian Minerals and Resources PLC
LSE : CMRP

June 28, 2011 02:00 ET

Appointment of Director

                                                                                                   28 June 2011
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                                    Central Asian Minerals and Resources PLC
                                          ("CAMAR" or the "Company")
                                            Appointment of Director

CAMAR  is  pleased  to  announce that R. David Russell has been appointed as a Non-Executive  Director  of  the
Company.

David has over 33 years' experience in the mining industry, encompassing a variety of operating, executive  and
board positions. David has a degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Montana at Montana Tech and is
currently  Chairman  of Pure Nickel (NIC:TSX), Chairman of Fire River Gold (FAU:TSX.V), a Director  of  General
Molybdenum  (GMO:AMEX)  and Chairman of Calais Resources (OTCBB: CAAUF). Previously,  David  was  the  founder,
President and CEO of Apollo Gold Corporation (now Brigus Gold Corporation, following the merger of Apollo  Gold
and Linear Gold in 2010). Prior to Apollo Gold, Mr. Russell was the VP and COO of Getchell Gold Corp, which had
production of 200,000 ounces of gold per year and was acquired by Placer Dome for $1.1 billion in 1999.

Mr.  Russell  is not currently interested in any ordinary shares in the Company. Accordingly, the Directors  of
CAMAR  remain interested in a total of 6,817,505 Ordinary Shares, representing 68.37 per cent. of the Company's
issued share capital of 9,971,705 Ordinary Shares.

No additional information relating to Mr. Russell falls to be disclosed pursuant to Rule 71 and paragraph 18 of
Appendix 1 of the PLUS Rules for Issuers.

The Directors of CAMAR are responsible for the contents of this announcement.

Enquiries:
Central Asian Minerals and Resources PLC                                    01624 679 000
Christine Melian or John Leech

St Helens Capital Partners LLP                                              020 7368 6959
Mark Anwyl or Duncan Vasey


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