Tinka Resources Appoints Mary L. Little To Board Of Directors

March 23rd, 2016

Vancouver, Canada – Tinka Resources Limited (“Tinka” or the “Company”) (TSXV: TK) (OTCPK: TKRFF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Mary L. Little to Tinka’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Ms. Little is a founder of and former president, chief executive officer and director of Mirasol Resources Ltd., a TSXV-listed exploration company, leading Mirasol’s growth as a successful prospect generator and its corporate development activities from 2003 until 2014. Ms. Little has over twenty-five years of experience in the exploration and evaluation of epithermal precious metals deposits, porphyry and sediment-hosted mineral environments, including fifteen years based in Latin America. She has held management positions including business development manager and country manager with major mining corporations Newmont, Cyprus Amax and WMC Ltd. Ms. Little holds a M.Sc. degree in Earth Sciences from the University of California and an MBA from the University of Colorado. Ms. Little also serves on the boards of Sandstorm Gold Ltd. and Pure Energy Minerals Ltd.

In addition to being appointed as an independent director of Tinka, Ms. Little has been appointed as a member of Tinka’s Audit Committee.

Tinka’s President and CEO, Dr. Graham Carman, stated, “I am very pleased to welcome Mary to the Tinka team. Mary’s extensive exploration experience and expertise in Latin America is an excellent addition to our current Board composition. I look forward to working with Mary as we continue to execute the Company’s exploration plans in Peru.”

On behalf of the Board,

Graham Carman

Dr. Graham Carman, President & CEO

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