April 04, 2011

Mediterranean Announces Election Of New Director

Vancouver, B.C., Mediterranean Resources Ltd. (TSX: MNR; Frankfurt: MHM1) ("Mediterranean") announces that the Board of the Company has elected John Shanahan as a Director of the Company.

Mr. Shanahan has been the President and CEO of Revett Minerals (TSX:RVM) ("Revett") since October 2008. Prior to becoming CEO, Mr. Shanahan was the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Revett from 2005 until April 2009. Mr. Shanahan's background is in commodity price risk management and he has held senior management positions with Barclays Capital, Rothschild Inc., Pasminco Ltd, and Australian Mining and Smelting. Mr. Shanahan holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, a graduate diploma in Systems Analysis and Design from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and an MBA degree from the Columbia School of Business.

This brings the total of board members at Mediterranean to five. These are:

Dr. John A. Clarke (Acting Chairman)

Christopher Ecclestone

Jeffrey Nichols

Dr. A. Kerim Sener

John Shanahan

Signed on behalf of the Board of Directors.

For further information please contact:

Christopher Ecclestone
Interim Chief Executive Officer

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