VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 7, 2013) - Mawson Resources Limited ("Mawson") or (the "Company") (TSX:MAW)(FRANKFURT:MXR)(PINKSHEETS:MWSNF) announces the granting of stock options to its directors, officers, employees and consultants to purchase up to an aggregate of 3,890,000 common shares of Mawson at an exercise price of $0.52 per common share for a period of 3 years.

About Mawson Resources Limited (TSX:MAW)(FRANKFURT:MXR)(PINKSHEETS:MWSNF)

Mawson Resources Limited is a resource acquisition and development company. Mawson has distinguished itself as a leading Scandinavian exploration company with a focus on the flagship Rompas gold project in Finland.

On behalf of the Board,

Michael Hudson, President & CEO

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Mawson Resources Limited
Mariana Bermudez
+1 (604) 685 9316

Mawson Resources Limited
Donna Werbes
+1 (604) 685 9316

Mawson Resources Limited
Seema Sindwani
+1 647-478-3017
info@mawsonresources.com
www.mawsonresources.com