Viking Gold management changes

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TORONTO, June 22 /CNW/ - Viking Gold Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: VGC), hereafter "Viking Gold" or "the Company", announced today that Robert Ginn has decided to retire as the President and a director of the Company. Dr. Ginn will continue his relationship with the Company as a technical consultant to provide his knowledge and expertise. John Hansuld, the Chairman of the Board of the Company, will act as interim Chief Executive Officer.

"Robert is a person of the utmost professional and personal integrity and Viking Gold has been fortunate to have had his services for over five years" stated the Company's Chairman John Hansuld, adding "the Board of Directors understands Robert's decision to retire and wishes to thank him for the significant contributions he made to the Company during his tenure."

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.

SOURCE Viking Gold Exploration Inc.

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