Premier to Host Webcast at AGM

Shares Issued: 68,747,742

June 16th, 2008
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Premier Gold Mines Limited (PG:TSX) is pleased to announce that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) will be held on June 17th, 2008, starting at 4:00 p.m./EST. At 4:30, a presentation by Ewan Downie, President and Chief Executive Officer of Premier, will provide a complete corporate update including several exciting developments at Company projects. Analysts and shareholders will have the opportunity to meet, and ask questions of, members of the executive team.

The presentation is being webcast by Precision IR and can be accessed at Premier’s website at www.premiergoldmines.com. Additional access to the webcast will be available at www.InvestorCalendar.com. The webcast will be available for replay through June 17, 2009.

To pre-check computer system compatibility prior to this event, interested parties should visit www.investorcalendar.com/aboutus/HelpDesk.asp (please note, the presentation will only be available via webcast format only, there will be no call-in feature available).

Date: June 17, 2008
Meeting will Commence at: 4:00/p.m. Eastern
Time of Webcast: 4:30/p.m. Eastern
Place: The Toronto Board of Trade
1 First Canadian Place, Adelaide Street Entrance
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Premier Gold Mines Limited
is a fully financed Canadian-based mineral exploration and development company focused on high-grade gold projects in politically safe jurisdictions. Premier holds several highly prospective projects and deposits in Northwestern Ontario and a joint venture in Mexico. In the Red Lake gold mining camp, two advanced-stage projects are operated in joint venture with Red Lake Gold Mines, an affiliate of Goldcorp Inc.

For further information, please contact:

Ewan Downie, President & CEO Phone: 807-346-1390 Fax: 807-346-0100
John Seaman, CFO/Director Phone: 807-474-9898 Fax: 807-346-0100
e-mail: info@premiergoldmines.com
Web Site: www.premiergoldmines.com

The statements made in this Press Release may contain forward-looking statements that may involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual events or results could differ materially from the Company’s expectations and projections.