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TORONTO, March 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Viking Gold Exploration Inc. (TSX-V:
VGC), the "Company" or "Viking Gold", announces that John Hansuld has
decided to retire as a director and chairman of the Company's Board of
Directors. Dr. Hansuld, a 2012 inductee into the Mining Hall of Fame,
will continue his relationship with the Company as a member of its
Advisory Committee. "John is well recognized as a dedicated mining
industry advocate and we sincerely thank him for his contributions over
the last sixteen years," states Mark Edwards, President and CEO of
Viking Gold also announces that it held its Annual General and Special
Meeting on February 26, 2014. At that meeting, the Company's
shareholders approved the following: the re-election of David Brace,
Mark Edwards, Garfield Mitchell and Lawrence Smith as directors; the
re-appointment of McGovern, Hurley, Cunningham LLP as auditors; and the
re-approval of the rolling 10% stock option plan.
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(as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press
SOURCE: Viking Gold Exploration Inc.
For further information:
Mark Edwards, CEO at (905) 752-2008 or visit the Company's website at: www.vikinggold.ca.