Tigray Announces the Addition of Ms. Mao to the Board


VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - July 29, 2013) - Tigray Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TIG) ("Tigray" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the addition of Ms. Ge (Anna) Mao to its Board of Directors. Ms. Mao replaces Mr. Wenshan (Wilson) Zhang as Director of the Company.

Ms. Anna Mao is a Deputy General Manager of Sinotech Minerals Exploration and General Manager of Beijing Donia Resources. Before joining Sinotech Minerals, Ms. Mao was CEO and Director of Worldtex Capital Resources Limited. She graduated from Beijing Institute of Technology University in 1991 and obtained her MBA from Richard Ivey Business School of Western Ontario University in 2003. Ms. Mao is also on the board of several public listed exploration companies in Australian Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, including Chairperson of Enterprise Uranium Limited, Director of Enterprise Metals Limited, and Director of Nickel North Exploration Corp. Ms. Mao has many years' experiences in overseas capital markets. Ms. Mao is a Canadian citizen and resident in Beijing.

Mr. Zhang resigned on July 25, 2013 for personal reasons to pursue other interests. The Board wishes to thank Mr. Zhang for his contributions and wishes him the very best in his future endeavours.

Additional information about Tigray including news releases, interim financial statements and other public documents can be viewed at the Company's website at www.tigray.ca or at www.sedar.com.

About Tigray

Tigray is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on discovery through advancing early-stage mineral projects in Ethiopia. Tigray's key property is the 70%-owned Harvest polymetallic VMS exploration project, which covers 199 square kilometres in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, 600 kilometres north‐northwest of the capital city of Addis Ababa. The Company has an option to earn an 80% interest in the Adyabo property covering 467 square kilometres immediately west of the Harvest project. Tigray's shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol TIG.

On behalf of the Board of Directors:

Andrew Lee Smith, P.Geo., President, CEO and Director

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

Tigray Resources Inc.
Nick Watters
Business Development