Zadar Appoints Kieran Downes Ph.D.,P.Geo, P. Eng to Board of Directors and VP Exploration

Zadar Appoints Kieran Downes Ph.D.,P.Geo, P. Eng to Board of Directors and VP 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/18/13 -- Zadar
Ventures Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ZAD)(FRANKFURT:ZAV)(WKN
A1KC2D) is pleased to welcome Mr. Kieran Downes to its board of
Directors. Mr. Downes will also serve as VP of Exploration.  
Kieran Downes Ph.D., P.Geo has over 40 years diversified experience
in uranium, base metals, gold and diamond exploration. He holds a
B.Sc. (Hons.) in Geology from University College Galway (1971) and a
Ph.D. in Geology from Dublin University (1974). He was a
Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Institute for Industrial Research &
Standards, Dublin (1974-1977). He is a Registered Professional
Geologist in British Columbia and Saskatchewan and president of
Tristia Ventures Corp., a company providing services in mineral
exploration, property valuation and geochemistry since 1994. Mr.
Downes joined Minatome S.A. (now AREVA) of Paris in 1975 as a uranium
exploration geologist. He joined the Saskatchewan Mining Development
Corporation in 1980 and was an exploration manager with Cameco
Corporation, from 1988 to 1992, following its formation through the
merger of the Saskatchewan Mining Development Corporation and
Eldorado Nuclear Ltd. During his tenure he conducted and directed
uranium exploration in the Athabasca Basin (including the McArthur
River project); supervised the exploration which discovered Cameco's
Star Lake, Jasper and Contact Lake gold deposits; and the delineation
drilling of Cameco's McIlvenna copper/zinc VMS deposit. Mr. Downes
also directed the acquisition and exploration of Signet Minerals
Inc.'s uranium projects in the Yukon (2005 - 2007). Signet and its
uranium assets were acquired by Cash Minerals Inc. in 2007. 
"We are delighted to have someone of Mr. Downes pedigree join our
team, his wealth of experience in the Basin will be of great value to
the company's exploration and development efforts." Stated Mr.
Tommasi, President of Zadar Ventures. 
Zadar has also been listed on the Frankfurt Exchange and has been
granted the symbol ZAV (WKN A1KC2D). 
The Company has set 375,000 incentive stock options at a price of
$0.25 for a period of 2 years.  
Zadar Ventures Ltd. is a junior Uranium exploration company focused
on acquiring and exploring for economically viable mineral resources
in the prolific Uranium producing Athabasca Basin. For more
information we invite you to visit the company's website at 
Mark Tommasi, President & Chief Executive Officer 
This press release may contain certain forward-looking information.
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Zadar Ventures Ltd.
Mark Tommasi
President & Chief Executive Officer
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