Central Asian Minerals and Resources PLC
LSE : CMRP

December 14, 2011 02:00 ET

Appointment of Non-executive Directors

                                                                                               14 December 2011
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                                    Central Asian Minerals and Resources PLC
                                          ("CAMAR" or the "Company")

                                    Appointment of Non-executive Directors

CAMAR,  the  gold production and exploration company focused on Tajikistan, is pleased to announce that  Andrew
Christopher  (Chris) Roberts and Chee Liang Mok have been appointed as non-executive Directors of the  Company,
representing  the  interests  of Augsburg Investments Limited ("Augsburg") and  Como  Holdings  Inc.  ("Como").
Augsburg  and  Como  each  subscribed for 1,673,077 ordinary shares of no par value in the  Company  ("Ordinary
Shares")  in  CAMAR's August 2011 placing and are each interested in 10.01 per cent. of the  Company's  current
issued share capital.

In  addition  to  their directorships of the Company, Chris Roberts and Chee Liang Mok hold or  have  held  the
following  directorships (including directorships of companies registered outside the Isle of Man  and  England
and  Wales) or have been partners in the following partnerships within the five years prior to the date of this
announcement:

Chris Roberts
                                                         
Current                                                  Previous
Mulberry Group plc                                       Albany Capital Plc
St Helens Capital Partners LLP                           Astaire & Co Limited
                                                         Astaire Group Limited
                                                         Astaire & Partners Limited
                                                         Bionex Investments Limited
                                                         Blue Oar Asia Pacific Limited
                                                         Blue Oar Asset Management LLP
                                                         Blue Oar Capital Limited
                                                         Bradley Smart Limited
                                                         C S Investment Banking Limited
                                                         C S Securities Limited
                                                         Cabot Portfolio Nominees Limited
                                                         Colston Portfolio Nominees Limited
                                                         Corporate Synergy Holdings Limited
                                                         Dartington Portfolio Nominees Limited
                                                         Dowgate Capital Advisers Limited
                                                         Dowgate Capital Ltd
                                                         Evolve Capital Plc
                                                         Flabitech Ltd
                                                         Formjet Plc
                                                         Gruge Limited
                                                         Inteq Limited (Australia)
                                                         Mountcashel Employees Trustees Limited
                                                         Northland Capital Partners Limited
                                                         Pendington Limited
                                                         RD Portfolio Nominees Limited
                                                         Rowan Dartington & Co Limited
                                                         Rowan Dartington Trustees Limited
                                                         Stockmarket Investments Limited
                                                         Swan Alley Nominees Limited

Chee Liang Mok                                           
                                                         
Current                                                  Previous
Project Fisher-Men Limited                               None


Neither  Chris  Roberts  nor  Chee Liang Mok owns any Ordinary Shares directly.  Accordingly,  following  these
appointments, the Directors of CAMAR will be interested in a total of 11,195,569 Ordinary Shares,  representing
67.02 per cent. of the Company's issued share capital of 16,705,713 Ordinary Shares.

Mr.  Roberts  was a non-executive director (representing The Evolution Group plc) of EBop Media  Plc  and  EBop
Limited  which went into liquidation on 19 December 2000, with estimated deficiencies to creditors of  £309,336
and  £2,038,958 respectively.  Mr. Roberts was a non-executive director (representing The Evolution Group  plc)
of  Unica  Communications Limited, to which an administrative receiver was appointed on 9 February  2001.   The
deficiency  to  creditors  is not available.  Mr. Roberts was also a non-executive director  (representing  The
Evolution  Group  plc) of Eighteen Global Incorporated which was placed in insolvent liquidation  (pursuant  to
chapter  7  of  the  United States Federal Bankruptcy Code) during 2002.  The deficiency to  creditors  is  not
available.

No additional information relating to Chris Roberts or Chee Liang Mok 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

Threadneedle Communications                                                 020 7653 9855
Laurence Read or Richard Gotla

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