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WesternZagros Adopts Advance Notice By-law

Friday, April 26, 2013

WesternZagros Adopts Advance Notice By-law

07:30 EDT Friday, April 26, 2013

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 26, 2013) -

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WesternZagros Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WZR) ("WesternZagros" or the "Company") announced that its board of directors has approved the adoption of an advance notice by-law ("By-law"). Among other things, the By-law fixes a deadline by which shareholders must submit a notice of director nominations to the Company prior to any annual or special meeting of shareholders where directors are to be elected and sets forth the information that a shareholder must include in the notice for it to be valid. In the case of an annual meeting of shareholders, notice to the Company must be made not less than 30 nor more than 65 days prior to the date of the annual meeting. The By-law is effective immediately and shareholders of the Company will be asked to confirm the By-law at the upcoming annual meeting of shareholders to be held on June 6, 2013. A copy of the By-law will be included in the proxy materials to be mailed to shareholders shortly and made available under the Company's profile at www.sedar.com.

About WesternZagros Resources Ltd.

WesternZagros is an international natural resources company focused on acquiring properties and exploring for, developing and producing crude oil and natural gas in Iraq. WesternZagros, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, holds a 40 percent working interest in two Production Sharing Contracts with the Kurdistan Regional Government in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. WesternZagros's shares trade in Canada on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "WZR".

WESTERNZAGROS RESOURCES WAS RECOGNIZED AS A TSX VENTURE 50® COMPANY IN 2012 AND 2013. TSX VENTURE 50 IS A TRADE-MARK OF TSX INC. AND IS USED UNDER LICENSE.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

NEITHER THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE NOR ITS REGULATION SERVICES PROVIDER (AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN POLICIES OF THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE) ACCEPTS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE

Contact Information:
WesternZagros Resources Ltd.
Greg Stevenson
Chief Financial Officer
(403) 693-7007


WesternZagros Resources Ltd.
Tony Kraljic
VP Business Development
(403) 693-7011


WesternZagros Resources Ltd.
Lisa Harriman
Manager of Investor Relations
(403) 693-7017
investorrelations@westernzagros.com
www.westernzagros.com


Smithfield Group
John Kiely
+44 (0) 20 7360 4900
jkiely@smithfieldgroup.com


Smithfield Group
Brett Jacobs
+44 (0) 20 7360 4900
bjacobs@smithfieldgroup.com


Smithfield Group
James McFarlane
+44 (0) 20 7360 4900
jmcfarlane@smithfieldgroup.com

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