Khan Resources Inc.

Khan Resources Inc.

March 19, 2007 09:00 ET

Khan Resources Announces the Election of New Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 19, 2007) - Khan Resources Inc. (TSX:KRI) is pleased to announce that Grant A. Edey and the Hon. Robert P. Kaplan were recently elected to its Board of Directors.

Grant A. Edey has over 31 years of financial experience that has been primarily in the mining industry. Mr. Edey has been Chief Financial Officer of IAMGOLD Corporation since 2003. From 1996 to 2002, he was Vice-President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Repadre Capital Corporation. Prior to 1996, he held senior positions with Strathcona Mineral Services Limited, TransCanada Pipelines Limited, Eldorado Nuclear Limited, Rio Algom Limited and INCO Limited. Mr. Edey has been a director of Breakwater Resources Ltd. since 2005 and was a director of Queenstake Resources Ltd. from 2002 to 2004 and Santa Cruz Gold Ltd. from 1998 to 2002. Mr. Edey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from Queen's University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Western Ontario.

The Hon. Robert P. Kaplan has over 40 years of experience as a lawyer, businessman and elected politician. Mr. Kaplan retired from a 25 year career in elective politics in 1993. He was a Federal Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister in the Governments of the Rt. Hon. Pierre-Elliott Trudeau and the Rt. Hon. John N. Turner. Mr. Kaplan is a director of European Goldfields Limited and a trustee of H&R REIT. As well, he is a former Director and Chairman of PetroKazakhstan Inc. Mr. Kaplan has served as the Honourary Consul General of Kazakhstan for Canada for the last 13 years. Mr. Kaplan holds a B.A. degree in Sociology and a LL.B. from the University of Toronto. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1963.

James B.C. Doak, Chairman of the Board of Directors, commented that "Khan is thrilled by these two additions to its Board". He added that "the knowledge and expertise of Mr. Edey and Mr. Kaplan will be of great benefit as Khan takes steps to bring the Dornod Uranium Project into production."

This press release may contain forward-looking statements, which are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in such statements, and there is no assurance that actual results will be consistent with them. Such forward-looking statements are made as at the date of this news release, and the company assumes no obligation to update or revise them, either publicly or otherwise, to reflect new events, information or circumstances, except as may be required under applicable securities law.

About KHAN:

Khan is a Canadian exploration and development company. Its current activities are focused on the Dornod area in north eastern Mongolia, the site of a former Russian open-pit uranium mine. Khan Resources' shares are traded on the TSX under the symbol KRI.

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