Minco Silver Corporation
TSX : MSV

Minco Silver Corporation

June 09, 2006 16:25 ET

Minco Silver Corporation: Appointment and Resignation of Officers

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - June 9, 2006) - Minco Silver Corporation (the "Company" or "Minco Silver") (TSX:MSV) is pleased to announce that the company has the appointment of Mr. Mark Orsmond as the Company's Vice President Finance and Corporate Development subject to regulatory approval.

Mr. Orsmond holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting Science from the University of South Africa (B.Compt) and in 1997 became a member of The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of South Africa. In 2004, Mr. Orsmond became a member of Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Canada (CISA), and in 2005, he became a member of the Professional Logistics Institute (P.Log). Since immigrating to Canada in March 2000, Mr. Orsmond has taken on a number of contract CFO and corporate finance assignments for both private and public-traded companies. Mr. Orsmond has also spent approximately three years working as a contracted management consultant for BC Hydro. Mr. Ormond also holds the office of Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Minco Mining & Metals Corporation. The Company also acknowledges the resignation of Mr. Robert S. Tyson as Investor Relations Manager and wishes to thank Mr. Tyson for his contributions and direction to the Company during his tenure.

About Minco Silver

Minco Silver Corporation is a TSX-listed company focusing on the acquisition and development of silver dominant projects in China. The Company is the exclusive vehicle for pursuing silver opportunities in China pursuant to a strategic alliance agreement between Minco Mining and Metals Corporation (TSX:MMM)(AMEX:MMK) and Silver Standard Resources (TSX:SSO).

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

William Meyer, Chairman

Certain terms or statements made that are not historical facts, such as anticipated advancement of mineral properties or programs, productions, sales of assets, exploration plans or results, costs, prices, performance are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected, anticipated, expected or implied. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to; metals price volatility, volatility of metals production, project development risks and ability to raise financing. The Company undertakes no obligation and has no intention of updating forward-looking statements.

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