TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 30, 2016) - First Quantum Minerals Ltd. ("First Quantum" or the "Company") (TSX:FM)(LSE:FQM) today advised that its 2015 Annual Report and Annual Information Form and its 2016 Notice & Access Document, Combined Notice and Management Information Circular, Proxy Form, NI Card and Voting Instruction Form are now available online at http://www.first-quantum.com/English/Investors-Centre/2016-Annual-Meeting-of-Shareholders-Materials.

Annual Meeting of Shareholders

The Company will host its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) in The Gallery of the TMX Broadcast Centre, The Exchange Tower, 130 King Street West, Toronto, ON, M5X 1J2, Canada.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors of First Quantum Minerals Ltd.

G. Clive Newall, President

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For further information visit our website at www.first-quantum.com.

Contact Information:

North American contact:
Sharon Loung, Director, Investor Relations
(647) 346-3934 or Toll Free: 1 (888) 688-6577
(604) 688-3818 (FAX)
sharon.loung@fqml.com

United Kingdom contact:
Clive Newall, President
+44 140 327 3484
+44 140 327 3494 (FAX)
clive.newall@fqml.com
www.first-quantum.com