Western Prospector Group Ltd.

Western Prospector Group Ltd.

April 14, 2009 20:13 ET

Western Receives Gurvanbulag License Suspension Notice From MRAM

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 14, 2009) - Western Prospector Group Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WNP) ("Western") reports that it has received notice from the Mineral Resources Authority of Mongolia ("MRAM") stating that Western's exploration licenses 7685X and 4969X, which are the primary licenses for Western's Gurvanbulag deposit, have been suspended for three months due to violations cited by inspectors from Mongolia's Atomic Energy Agency.

Western has not yet received the English translation of the inspector's report. If Western is not able to satisfy inspectors from Mongolia's Atomic Energy Agency that such violations have been corrected, then Western's licenses 7685X and 4969X may be subject to revocation. Western will provide further updates as information becomes available.

A copy of the notice from MRAM is included in the version of this news release available on the company's website, www.westernprospector.com.

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