Azarga Uranium Announces Director Resignation

November 24, 2016 7:14 pm

AZARGA URANIUM CORP. (TSX:AZZ) (“Azarga Uranium” or the “Company”) announces the resignation of Ng Kim Huatt from the Company’s Board of Directors.

“The Board of Directors would like to express their sincere appreciation for the contributions made by Mr. Kim Huatt during his tenure as a director of the Company and wishes him well on his future endeavors,” said Richard Clement, the Chairman of the Board.

Mr. Kim Huatt resigned subsequent to Blumont Group Ltd.’s (“Blumont”) extraordinary general meeting on 22 November 2016, where Blumont’s shareholders voted in favor of the debt settlement agreement between Blumont and Wintercrest advisers LLC (“Wintercrest”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Platinum Partners Value Arbitrage Fund L.P. The debt settlement agreement contemplates a number of transactions, including the transfer of 18,053,810 Azarga Uranium shares held by Powerlite Ventures Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Blumont to Wintercrest or its nominee.


About Azarga Uranium Corp.

Azarga Uranium is a mineral development company that controls six uranium projects, deposits and prospects in the United States of America (South Dakota, Wyoming and Colorado) and the Kyrgyz Republic. The Dewey Burdock Project in South Dakota (the “Project”), which is the Company’s initial development priority, has received its Nuclear Regulatory Commission License and the Company is in the process of completing other major regulatory permit approvals necessary for development of the Project, including those from the Environmental Protection Agency.


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