AsiaBaseMetals Inc.
TSX VENTURE : ABZ

AsiaBaseMetals Inc.

January 10, 2017 09:00 ET

AsiaBaseMetals Inc. Announces Appointment to the Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 10, 2017) - AsiaBaseMetals Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ABZ) is pleased to announce that Mr. Jason Sutherland has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company.

Mr. Sutherland is a partner of the law firm DuMoulin Black LLP. Mr. Sutherland practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate and commercial law and proxy contests in a range of industries, including mining, oil and gas, technology, biotechnology and food and beverage. Jason is a peer-rated lawyer in the Martindale Hubbell international legal directory and has been selected for inclusion in the 11th Edition of the Best Lawyers in Canada (2017) for his work in Securities Law.

"I welcome Jason Sutherland to the Board of Directors of AsiaBaseMetals Inc. Having worked with Jason for over five years as legal counsel of several issuers that I founded, I have recognized and appreciated Jason's excellent legal and business knowledge and ability to find effective solutions, especially in challenging and unique situations. I'm pleased to inform the shareholders that Jason has finally agreed to join the Board. I am sure the Company will benefit from Jason's knowledge, relationships and his dedication as it moves forward to build shareholder value for all shareholders through development and acquisition of mining and other business opportunities," stated Chairman of the Board & CEO, Raj Chowdhry.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Certain disclosure in this news release constitute "forward-looking information" within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation. In making the forward-looking statements in this news release, the Company has applied certain factors and assumptions that the Company believes are reasonable. However, the forward-looking statements in this release are subject to numerous risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause future results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to, update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

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