Silver Quest Resources Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : SQI

Silver Quest Resources Ltd.

March 25, 2011 15:29 ET

Silver Quest Acquires 80 Claims to Expand the Boulevard Property, Yukon

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 25, 2011) - Silver Quest Resources (TSX VENTURE:SQI) ("Silver Quest" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with The Yukon Cornelius Syndicate (the "Syndicate"), a staking syndicate whose members are at arm's length to the Company, to acquire a 100% interest in 80 quartz mineral claims (the "YCS Claims") located in the White Gold District, 135 km south of Dawson City, Yukon. The acquired claims are contiguous with claims comprising the northwest portion of the Company's Boulevard property and are adjacent to the northwestern end of Kaminak Gold Corporation's Coffee property. The YCS Claims cover approximately 1,670 hectares. For more information visit the Company's website at www.silverquest.ca.

Under the terms of the agreement, the Company will acquire a 100% working interest in the YCS Claims by making a cash payment of $100,000 and issuing an aggregate of 300,000 common shares. The Syndicate has retained a 2% net smelter returns ("NSR") royalty on the YCS Claims and has granted to the Company a 2% NSR royalty on 80 syndicate claims immediately to the west of the YCS Claims. Each party will have the right to buy-back one-half of the NSR royalty held by the other party for a cash payment of $1,000,000 for a period of five years.

The agreement is subject to regulatory acceptance. All securities issued pursuant to the agreement will be subject to a four month hold period trading restriction.

A 2011 exploration program on the YCS Claims is planned to include geological mapping and regional geochemical sampling.

David Pawliuk, P. Geo., Vice-President Exploration for Silver Quest is the Qualified Person, as defined by NI 43-101, for the property and has reviewed the technical information in this release.

SILVER QUEST RESOURCES LTD.

"Randy Turner"

Randy Turner, President

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