BLACKROCK WORLD MINING TRUST PLC: Director Declaration

 BlackRock World Mining Trust plc (the "Company")  Director Declaration  BlackRock World Mining Trust plc (the "Company") hereby gives notification in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.14 that Mr Colin Buchan, a non-executive  director of the Company, retired from the Board of Standard Life plc with  effect from 13 May 2014.   Enquiries  BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited Secretary Tel: 020 7743 2427  13 May 2014  END