Southwestern Resources Corp.

Southwestern Resources Corp.

March 09, 2007 08:00 ET

Southwestern Announces Annual and Special Meeting

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 9, 2007) - Southwestern Resources Corp. (TSX:SWG) announces that all shareholders of record on March 21, 2007 will be entitled to receive notice of and to vote at the Annual and Special Meeting of shareholders, to be held on Monday May 7, 2007 at 9:30am PDT at the Four Seasons Hotel, 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C.

About Southwestern

Southwestern is a Vancouver-based mineral exploration company engaged in the identification, acquisition, evaluation and exploration of gold, silver and base metals mineral properties in China and Peru. The Company has a number of significant projects including the Liam Gold-Silver Project in Peru with Newmont Peru Limited, the Antay Porphyry Copper-Gold Project in Peru with Anglo American Exploration Peru S.A. and the Boka Gold Project in China with Team 209 of the Yunnan Nuclear Industry, where a major drilling program is being conducted. The Company is also exploring for porphyry copper-gold in a large area of southwestern Yunnan Province, China under a joint venture with Newmont Overseas Exploration Limited, and has entered into a Joint Venture Heads of Agreement with Inco Limited, a subsidiary of CVRD Canada Inc., to carry out mineral exploration for nickel, copper and platinum group metals in Yunnan and Sichuan provinces, China. Southwestern also owns 50.4% of the recently listed Zincore Metals Inc., which holds zinc assets in Peru. The Company has working capital of $44 million, total assets of over $100 million, and no debt. Southwestern is a reporting issuer in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, and Ontario and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol SWG.

Contact Information

  • Southwestern Resources Corp.
    Meghan Brown
    Manager Investor Relations
    (604) 669-2525
    (604) 688-5175 (FAX)