Petaquilla Minerals Ltd.
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Petaquilla Minerals Ltd.

April 05, 2011 14:16 ET

Petaquilla Minerals Ltd.: President and Vice-President of Panama Visit Molejon Gold Project

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 5, 2011) -

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Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. ("Petaquilla" or the "Company") (TSX:PTQ)(OTCBB:PTQMF)(FRANKFURT:P7Z) is pleased to announce that the President and Vice-President of Panama, Ricardo Martinelli and Juan Carlos Varela, visited the Company's Molejon gold mining project yesterday.

During their visit to Petaquilla's mine site and tour of the Molejon gold plant, Messrs. Martinelli and Varela were able to observe the successful extraction of and production of gold. Since commercial gold production commenced, the Company has generated employment, greatly contributed to the development of Panama, particularly the mining industry, and has become the largest exporter in Panama.

About Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. - Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. is a gold producer operating its gold processing plant at its 100% owned Molejon Gold Project in Panama. The Molejon mine site is located in the south central area of the Company's 100% owned 842 square kilometre concession lands, a region known historically for gold content.

On behalf of the Board of Directors of PETAQUILLA MINERALS LTD.

Rodrigo Esquivel, President

No stock exchange has approved or disapproved the information contained herein.

Contact Information

  • Petaquilla Minerals Ltd.
    Rodrigo Esquivel
    President
    (604) 694-0021 or Toll free: 1-877-694-0021
    (604) 694-0063 (FAX)
    www.petaquilla.com