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April 20, 2006

Metallurgical Advisor Appointed

Vancouver BC, April 20, 2006: The Company is very pleased to announce the appointment of Klaus V. Konigsmann to the Advisory Committee of the Company in the capacity of Advisor on metallurgical process design and process evaluation with respect to the development of the Morrison copper/gold porphyry deposit located 35 km north of the village of Granisle, BC. Mr. Konigsmann's resume has been posted on the Pacific Booker website.

The Board is also pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Ruth Swan as interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Ms. Swan worked closely with the former Chief Financial Officers of the Company and has been with the Company for 10 years.

In other business of the Company, The Board of Directors has approved employee options as proposed by the Compensation Committee. The approved options will be fixed in accordance with the Company's stock option plan. The options will total 145,000 shares at a price of $6.20 exercisable for a period of five years.

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On Behalf of the Board of Directors

"John Plourde"

John Plourde, Director

No regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained in this news release. This release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address future production, reserve potential, exploration drilling, exploitation activities and events or developments that the Company expects are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, exploration successes, continued availability of capital and financing, general economic, market or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and that actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements.

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