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Chaarat Gold Holdings Limited ("Chaarat" or the "Company") Total Voting Rights and Share Capital Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands (1 March 2011) Following the issue by Chaarat of 3,147,798 ordinary shares of $0.01 each ("Shares") on 10 February 2011, the Company advises that the total number of Shares in issue as at the date of this notice, is 150,181,698 with each Share carrying the right to one vote. There are no Shares held in treasury. The total number of voting rights in the Company is therefore 150,181,698. The above figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in the Company. Further information about the Company: Chaarat Gold Holdings Limited +44 (0) 20 7499 2612 c/o Central Asia Services Limited Westhouse Securities Limited +44 (0) 20 7601 6100 Tim Feather Richard Baty Smith's Corporate Advisory +44 (0) 20 7321 2508 Dominic Palmer-Tomkinson Note to Editors: About Chaarat Gold Chaarat Gold is an exploration and development company operating in the Kyrgyz Republic.  The Company's main activity is the development of the Kiziltash and Tulkubash projects situated within the Middle Tien Shan Mountains of Kyrgyzstan which form part of the Tien Shan gold belt.  The Company has thus far delineated a JORC compliant mineral resource of 4.406 Moz at a grade of 4.2 g/t gold across both deposits.  The Company is currently in the process of compiling a Pre- Feasibility study on the Kiziltash project and a Definitive Feasibility Study on the Tulkubash project.  Chaarat's objective is to become a low cost gold producer targeting production of over 200,000 ounces per annum by early 2014 from the Kiziltash project with first production from the smaller Tulkubash project by mid 2012. This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Chaarat Gold Holdings Ltd via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1493152]