EASTERN PLATINUM LIMITED ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTOR AND GRANTS STOCK OPTIONS

April 27, 2018
Trading Symbol: ELR (TSX); EPS (JSE)

NEWS RELEASE

EASTERN PLATINUM LIMITED ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTOR AND GRANTS STOCK OPTIONS

April 27, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia – Eastern Platinum Limited (“Eastplats” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Xin (Alex) Guan has agreed to join the board of directors of Eastplats effective April 26, 2018.

Mr. Guan has worked in metals manufacturing and trading for almost 30 years and has significant experience globally including South Africa. Mr. Guan was educated in China, obtaining his bachelor in Management and International Trade from Northeast University and his Masters in Business Administration in 2008 from Tsinghua University.

In connection with Mr. Guan’s appointment and subject to regulatory approval, Mr. Guan has been granted 100,000 stock options that vest in 90 days. The options were granted for a term of five years and expire on April 26, 2023. Each option allows the holder to purchase one common share of Eastplats at an exercise price of CDN$0.39.

Diana Hu, CEO of Eastern Platinum commented, “The Company is pleased to welcome Alex to our board and I look
forward to working with him as he joins our team.”

For further information, please contact:

EASTERN PLATINUM LIMITED
Rowland Wallenius, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary
rwallenius@eastplats.com (email)
(604) 800-8200 (phone)

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In particular, this press release contains forward-looking statements pertaining to the vesting and expiry of stock
options issued by the Company. These forward-looking statements are based on assumptions made by and information
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commodity prices, economic conditions, currency fluctuations, competition and regulations, legal proceedings and
risks related to operations in foreign countries.

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applicable securities laws, the Company disclaims any intention or obligation to publicly update or revise any forwardlooking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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information contained herein.

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