Elissa Resources Ltd.

Elissa Resources Ltd.

April 19, 2011 16:33 ET

Elissa Engages Primoris Group Inc., Toronto, for Media Relations Services

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 19, 2011) - Elissa Resources ("Elissa" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ELI) is pleased to announce that it has engaged Primoris Group Inc. to provide media relations services to the Company. Primoris Group is a Toronto-based investor and media relations firm.

Under the leadership of principals Joseph Carusone and Nick Boutsalis, Primoris Group will provide the Company with a full range of media relations services, coordinating editorial coverage through print, radio and TV, and online media outlets.

Under the terms of the Company's agreement with Primoris Group, which commences April 19, 2011 for a one-year period, Primoris Group will execute a comprehensive communications program to support the Company's growth strategy, for which it will be paid a fee of $6,000 per month. Primoris Group has also been granted options to purchase 150,000 common shares (being set as of today's date) of the Company exercisable for a period of five years from the date of issuance (the "Options"). The Options will vest over an 18-month period and are subject to regulatory approval.

The Agreement between the Company and Primoris Group is renewable and can be terminated by either party on 30 days written notice. The agreement between the Company and Primoris Group and the grant of the Options are subject to regulatory approval. Primoris Group does not currently have any interest, directly or indirectly, in Elissa Resources or its securities, or any right or intent to acquire such an interest.

Elissa Resources also advises that it has granted incentive stock options to certain of its directors, officers and consultants entitling them to purchase up to 750,000 common shares (including the aforementioned options to Primoris Group) of the capital stock in the Company at a price of $0.27 per share subject to regulatory approval.


Paul McKenzie, President and CEO

About Elissa Resources Ltd.

Elissa Resources is advancing its 100%-owned Thor light and heavy rare earth minerals property in Nevada, 20 miles (32km) east of Molycorp Minerals' Mountain Pass deposit, California. Additionally Elissa has an option to earn a 100% interest in both the Sage Creek and St. Elmo gold projects, also in Nevada. The Company also has 100% ownership of a prospective lithium property in Nevada.

Statements in this press release other than purely historical information, including statements relating to the Company's future plans, objectives or expected results, constitute forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on numerous assumptions and are subject to the risks and uncertainties inherent in the Company's business, including risks inherent in mineral exploration and development, and uncertainties in connection with anticipated commodity prices for minerals, growth of worldwide market demand, exploration capital requirements, length of asset life and availability of qualified personnel, among others. As a result, actual results may vary materially from those described in the forward-looking statements.

"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."

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