Gold Zone confirmed at Akaiwong, drill program to begin



    VANCOUVER, March 30 /CNW/ - The Company is pleased to report on
exploration progress at the Akaiwong Project, located in Cuyuni Mining
District 4, Guyana South America. The project is 100% owned by the Company and
comprised of 3,429 acres. It is strategically located 20 kilometers southeast
of the significant gold discovery at Aurora by Guyana Goldfields (GUY.TSX) and
contiguous to an extensive land package currently under evaluation by Aranka
Gold Inc. (ARK.TSX-V).
    Geological work to date, which includes drilling by a previous owner, has
identified a mineralized diorite intrusive stock which was reported to be
similar to the gold bearing intrusive at the Omai Mine, Guyana's largest gold
producer to date (3.2 million ounces produced). The Company has established a
supply camp, and geological camp on site and completed a road network across
much of the project.
    During December 2006, the Company commissioned an Ingetrol MD3 Explorer
drill and tested three diamond drill holes to confirm the presence of gold in
the surface saprolite using HQ core for the saprolite, and changing to NQ core
for the harder rock. Saprolite and core were collected and split on site by
Brian Sucre, Project Manager. The split core was then transported to ACME
Laboratories of Georgetown Guyana, where sample preparation was completed.
Samples were assayed and check assayed by ACME Laboratories of Vancouver B.C.,
Canada. Test results are tabled at the end of this Press Release.
    The three test holes were located at 216,610.0E and 729,585.0N. The site
selected was on Line 16 S, a location of drilling by a prior owner. The first
rig test hole, AK06-33C was drilled to 20 meters of depth and terminated due
to poor core recovery. This hole averaged 1.27 grams per tonne gold from 0 to
13 meters. Hole AK 06-33A, the main test hole, was drilled at -70 degrees
along the strike Line 16 S to a depth of 150 meters. The best intercept was
from 10 to 42 meters giving an average of 1.4 grams per tonne gold. From the
same site, Hole AK 06-33B, a vertical hole was drilled to 28 meters at which
point it was terminated for the Christmas holidays. Hole AK 06-33B returned
1.8 grams per tonne gold from 0 to 10 meters. ACME Laboratories are presently
completing a metallic assay of select near surface intervals to test for
metallic gold. Company President Adrian F.C. Hobkirk "We are pleased with
these initial reconnaissance drilling results as they confirm this is a gold
bearing system that has significant gold mineralization in the first 50 meters
of the current drilling. We look forward to following up on these results with
the new scheduled drilling program".
    The Company has made technical modifications to the drilling system with
the intent of improving core recovery and drill performance. The program will
include the drilling of a grid of 20 holes to depths in the order of 70 meters
across the project. All technical information contained within this Press
Release was reviewed by Allen V. Ambrose, a Registered Geologist (Washington
State U.S.A.), a Qualified Person under National Policy 43-101, and a director
of the Company.

    
                                                        -70
                                          060 degrees  degrees  150 m
    (*)AK 06-33A  216,610.0E  729,595.0N    Azimuth     Dip     Depth
    Interval             Gold (g/t)          Range      Low to  High (ppb Au)
    0 - 10                   0.415                      275      681
    10 - 20                  0.977                      166    2,584
    20 - 30                  0.194                       57      945
    30 - 40                  2.102                      122    9,396
    40 - 50                  0.843                       92    6,204
    50 - 60                  0.204                       33      594
    60 - 70                  0.337                       94      581
    70 - 80                  0.473                       26      612
    80 - 90                  0.306                       28    2,143
    90 - 100                 0.182                        9    1,394
    100 - 110                0.047                       10      180
    110 - 120                0.027             (less than)5       61
    120 - 130                0.084             (less than)5      655
    130 - 140                0.524                       11    2,021
    140 - 150                0.164                       16      491
    E.O.H.        (g/t =        (ppb =
                       grams/tonne)       parts per billion)

    (*)AK 06-33B  216,610.0E  729,595.0N   ---    Vertical      28 m Depth
    Interval             Gold (g/t)        Range    Low to      High (ppb Au)
    0 - 10                   1.813                  297        8,178
    10 - 20                  0.363                   41          570
    20 - 28                  0.594                   52        1,467


                                                        -50
                                           059 degrees degrees  13 m
    (*)AK 06-33C  216,610.0E  729,595.0N     Azimuth    Dip     Depth
    Interval             Gold (g/t)           Range     Low to  High (ppb Au)
    0 - 10                   1.493                      163    3,959
    10 - 13                  0.544                      520      557

    (*) Samples were completed on 1 meter intervals.
    

    On Behalf of the Board of Directors of Gold Port Resources Ltd.

    Adrian F. C. Hobkirk
    President and CEO, Director

    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and therefore does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the contents of this press
release. This news release contains certain "forward-looking statements"
within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States Securities and Exchange
Act of 1934, as amended. Except for statements of historical fact relating to
the Company, certain information contained herein constitutes forward-looking
statements. Forward-looking statements are based upon opinions and estimates
of management at the date of this press release, and are subject to a variety
of risks and uncertainties and other factors which could cause actual results
to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements.
The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking
statements.
    We seek safe harbour.

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For further information:

For further information: Adrian Hobkirk, President at (604) 684-1782,
Toll Free 888-898-4788, Website: www.resourceexploration.com

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