Mawson Resources Limited
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Mawson Resources Limited

April 04, 2016 16:05 ET

Mawson Announces Resignation of Director Gil Leathley

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 4, 2016) - Mawson Resources Limited ("Mawson") or (the "Company") (TSX:MAW)(FRANKFURT:MXR)(OTC PINK:MWSNF) announces that Mr. Gil Leathley has stepped down as director of the Company effective immediately to focus on personal matters. Mr. Leathley has been a non-executive director and a member of the Company's Audit Committee since December 2007. Mr. Gilbert Clark, an independent director of the Company, will replace Mr. Leathley as a member of the Audit Committee.

Mr. Leathley will remain on the Company's Advisory Board to advice the Company on technical matters.

Mr. Michael Hudson, President and CEO, stated, "On behalf of the Board and management of the Company, I believe I speak for many in passing on a huge vote of thanks to Gil for his long term guidance, dedication and wise contributions at the Board level. I remain thankful Gil will continue to provide guidance to me and the Company via the Company's Advisory Board."

About Mawson Resources Limited (TSX:MAW)(FRANKFURT:MXR)(OTC PINK:MWSNF)

Mawson Resources Limited is an exploration and development company. Mawson has distinguished itself as a leading Nordic Arctic exploration company with a focus on the flagship Rompas and Rajapalot gold projects in Finland.

On behalf of the Board,

Michael Hudson, President & CEO

Forward-Looking Statement

This news release contains forward-looking statements or forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws (collectively, "forward-looking statements"). All statements herein, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements. Although Mawson believes that such statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by words such as: aim, believe, expect, anticipate, intend, estimate, postulate, and similar expressions, or are those, which, by their nature, refer to future events. Mawson cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future results or performance, and that actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements as a result of various factors, including, but not limited to, capital and other costs varying significantly from estimates, receipt of shareholder approval of the Placement, successful completion of the Placement, timing and the successful completion of an initial mineral resource estimate at the Rompas-Rajapalot prospect in Finland, changes in world metal markets, changes in equity markets, planned drill programs and results varying from expectations, delays in obtaining results, equipment failure, unexpected geological conditions, local community relations, dealings with non-governmental organizations, delays in operations due to permit grants, environmental and safety risks, and other risks and uncertainties disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" in Mawson's most recent Annual Information Form filed on www.sedar.com. Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which it is made and, except as may be required by applicable securities laws, Mawson disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise.

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