Nevada Pacific Gold Ltd.

Nevada Pacific Gold Ltd.

August 31, 2005 19:45 ET

Nevada Pacific Apoints New Chief Executive

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 31, 2005) - Nevada Pacific Gold Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:NPG) reports that Mr. David Hottman, Chairman, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company on an interim basis. As a founder and Nevada Pacific's initial CEO Mr. Hottman is intimately familiar with all aspects of the Company's assets and operations.

The Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of Mr. Richard Barclay as CEO and President.

Nevada Pacific Gold Ltd. was founded in March 1997. The Company owns the Magistral Gold Mine in Mexico and an exploration property portfolio covering approximately 75 square miles of mineral rights including portions of two significant gold producing belts in the State of Nevada. The Company's BMX, Keystone and Limousine Butte projects are optioned to Placer Dome. A description of these projects, including maps and photographs can be viewed on the Company's website at:


David Hottman, Chairman and Director

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