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Result of AGM

28/4/2009

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (“AGM”)
RESOLUTIONS PASSED

Amsterdam, 28 April 2009 – New World Resources N.V. (the “Company”), Central Europe’s leading hard coal producer, announces that the shareholders approved all nine resolutions proposed at its Annual General Meeting (the “AGM”), which took place on 28 April 2009, at 10:00 CET.

A breakdown of the votes cast is as follows:

NO. RESOLUTION VOTES
FOR
% VOTES
AGAINST
% VOTES ABSTAINED %
1. Adoption of the Annual Accounts 176,247,891 100 600 0 - -
2. Discharge of Directors for their management during the past financial year 175,575,660 99.62 600 0 408,431 0.23
3. Appointment of a Director 1 171,033,052 97.04 215,439 0.12 5,000,000 2.84
4. Authorization to the Board of Directors to repurchase shares 171,247,891 97,16 600 0 5,000,000 2,84
5. Delegation to the Board of Directors to issue (rights to acquire) shares 171,246,391 97.16 600 0 5,001,500 2.84
6. Delegation to the Board of Directors to exclude or limit pre-emptive rights 176,247,891 100 600 0 - -
7. Re-appointment of the external auditor 171,246,224 97.16 5,000,600 2.84 1,667 0
8. Approval to prepare the Annual Reports and Annual Accounts in the English language 176,247,891 100 600 0 - -
9. Approval to provide shareholders with information electronically 176,247,891 100 600 0 - -

A copy of the resolutions passed at the AGM has been submitted to the Financial Services Authority and will shortly be available for inspection at the Document Viewing Facility, which is situated at:

The Financial Services Authority
25 The North Colonnade
Canary Wharf
London E14 5HS
Tel: +44 20 7066 1000
For a detailed overview of the resolutions, please refer to the Explanatory notes to the agenda of the annual general meeting of shareholders, published on 6 April 2009, available on the Company’s website.

The full minutes of the AGM will be made available on the Company’s website in due course.

- Ends -

Notes for Editors:

New World Resources N.V. 
New World Resources N.V. is the sole owner of OKD, a.s., the Czech Republic’s largest hard coal mining company and one of the largest producers in Central Europe by revenue and volume. Serving customers in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Poland, Hungary and Germany, the Company produced 12.7 mt of coal in 2008, 7.4 mt of which was coking coal.

For further information please contact:

New World Resources N.V.
Agnes Blanco Querido
Investor Relations
Tel: +31 20 570 2270
Email: ablanco@nwrgroup.eu

Petra Masinova
Head of Corporate Communication
Tel: +420 225 282 163
Email: petra.masinova@okd.cz

Website:  http://www.newworldresources.eu/

1 Mr. Kostyantin Zhevago was appointed as of today as a non-executive Director of NWR.

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