Vancouver, B.C.: Southern Arc Minerals Inc. (“Southern Arc” or the “Company”) (TSX Venture: SA) is pleased to announce that it has engaged Celeste M. Curran, B.A. Hons, LL.B to manage the Company’s international legal affairs and assist with its contract negotiations. Ms. Curran brings more than 20 years of legal experience to the Company as a contract specialist in major projects. As such, she will play a vital role in advancing the Company’s interests in Indonesia.

Southern Arc Minerals Inc. is a Canadian-based Indonesian mineral exploration company with an aggressive exploration, acquisition and growth strategy. The Company's well-positioned and outstanding portfolio includes six active, advanced projects involving epithermal gold and high-potential gold-copper porphyry prospects on Java, Lombok and Sumbawa islands.

On behalf of the Board of
Southern Arc Minerals Inc.

“John Proust”

President and CEO

For Further Information Please Contact:
John G. Proust, President and CEO
Southern Arc Minerals Inc.
Suite 1500, Box 1078, 885 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 3E8 Canada Telephone: (604) 676-5241 Fax: (604) 676-5246 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Southern Arc Minerals Inc.
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John Proust,
Chairman & CEO
Telephone: +1-778-725-1482