Mr. Richard Graff named to Anatolia Board



    TORONTO, July 24 /CNW/ - Anatolia Minerals Development Limited (TSX: ANO;
"Anatolia" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard
("Dick") P. Graff as a Director effective today.
    Timothy Haddon, Chairman of Anatolia, said, "On behalf of the Board of
Directors and the Company, we welcome Dick Graff to the Board. We are excited
to have a well-recognized mining consultant of Dick's caliber join the Company
as an independent Director. Dick's experience, particularly his years as a
partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, will be a valuable asset to the Company."
    Mr. Graff is a retired partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he
served as the audit leader in the United States for the mining industry. Since
his retirement, Mr. Graff has been a consultant to the mining industry and has
served as a member of a Financial Accounting Standards Board task force for
establishing accounting and financial reporting guidance in the mining
industry. Currently, he also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for
Yamana Gold, Inc. (previously a director of Meridian Gold, Inc.) and Dynamic
Materials Corporation. Mr. Graff received his Undergraduate Degree in
economics from Boston College and his Post-Graduate Degree in accounting from
Northeastern University.

    About Anatolia

    Anatolia Minerals is a leader among exploration and development companies
in Turkey. The Company's 100%-owned Copler Gold Project is among Turkey's
largest undeveloped gold deposits. Anatolia is pursuing a disciplined strategy
for growth through resource discovery and development.
    Anatolia currently has 83.1 million common shares issued and outstanding,
100.4 million fully diluted. Anatolia trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange as
ANO.

    Cautionary Statements

    Certain statements contained in this news release constitute
forward-looking information, future oriented financial information, or
financial outlooks (collectively "forward-looking information") within the
meaning of Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking information may relate to
this news release and other matters identified in Anatolia's public filings,
Anatolia's future outlook and anticipated events or results and, in some
cases, can be identified by terminology such as "may", "will", "could",
"should", "expect", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "intend", "estimate",
"projects", "predict", "potential", "continue" or other similar expressions
concerning matters that are not historical facts and include, but are not
limited in any manner to, those with respect to commodity prices, mineral
resources, mineral reserves, realization of mineral reserves, existence or
realization of mineral resource estimates, the timing and amount of future
production, the timing of construction of the proposed mine and process
facilities, capital and operating expenditures, availability of sufficient
financing, and any and all other timing, development, operational, financial,
economic, legal, regulatory, political factors that may influence future
events or conditions. Such forward-looking statements are based on a number of
material factors and assumptions, including, but not limited in any manner,
those disclosed in any other Anatolia filings, and include the ultimate
determination of mineral reserves, availability and final receipt of required
approvals, licenses and permits, sufficient working capital to develop and
operate the proposed mine, access to adequate services and supplies, commodity
prices, foreign currency exchange rates, interest rates, access to capital
markets and associated cost of funds, availability of a qualified work force,
and the ultimate ability to mine, process and sell mineral products on
economically favorable terms. While we consider these assumptions to be
reasonable based on information currently available to us, they may prove to
be incorrect. Actual results may vary from such forward-looking information
for a variety of reasons, including but not limited to risks and uncertainties
disclosed in other Anatolia filings at www.sedar.com and other unforeseen
events or circumstances. Other than as required by law, Anatolia does not
intend, and undertakes no obligation to update any forward looking information
to reflect, among other things, new information or futures events.





For further information:

For further information: Edward Dowling, President and CEO, or Douglas
Tobler, Chief Financial Officer at (303) 292-1299 or visit
www.anatoliaminerals.com

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