WesternZagros Resources Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : WZR

WesternZagros Resources Ltd.

May 31, 2011 16:53 ET

WesternZagros Annual General Meeting and Webcast June 1, 2011

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 31, 2011) -

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WesternZagros Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WZR) ("WesternZagros" or "the Company") will hold its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 3:30 p.m. MT. It will take place in Meeting Rooms #1 & 2, Plus 15 Level, Ernst & Young Tower, 440-2nd Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta. Shareholders are welcome to attend. Those who are unable to attend can view the Annual General Meeting via webcast at http://event.on24.com/r.htm?e=318313&s=1&k=9A121B90EC9A607E2F7C79DE8A268D3F.

Simon Hatfield, CEO of Western Zagros, will make a presentation following the formal business of the meeting. As well as an overview of the Company's business and strategy, Mr. Hatfield will discuss the Company's recent oil discovery in the Jeribe Formation at the Sarqala-1 exploration well in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The presentation, complete with script, will be available on the WesternZagros website, at www.westernzagros.com, following the AGM.

About WesternZagros Resources Ltd.

WesternZagros is an international natural resources company engaged in acquiring properties and exploring for, developing and producing crude oil and natural gas in Iraq. WesternZagros, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, holds a Production Sharing Contract with the Kurdistan Regional Government in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

WesternZagros' shares trade in Canada on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "WZR".

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