Southern Arc Minerals Inc.

Southern Arc Minerals Inc.

May 24, 2011 08:30 ET

Southern Arc Minerals Inc.: Resumption of Drilling Program at Pelangan, West Lombok

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 24, 2011) - Southern Arc Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SA) is pleased to announce that Southern Arc's project staff have held successful meetings with local government officials and community leaders to ensure a common understanding of the Company's drilling program at all levels within the community. After the brief interruption the drilling program at Pelangan will be fully resumed over the next several days.

On behalf of the Board of Southern Arc Minerals Inc.

John Proust, Chairman and CEO

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