VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - May 04, 2016) - Turquoise Hill Resources today announced that the nominees set forth in the company's management proxy circular dated March 15, 2016 were elected as directors of Turquoise Hill Resources. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which took place on May 3, 2016 in Vancouver, are set out below.

Election of Directors

According to votes received, each of the following seven nominees proposed by management were elected as a director of Turquoise Hill Resources until the next annual shareholder meeting, or until such person's successor is elected or appointed, with the following results:

Name of Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
Rowena Albones 1,749,149,268 98.56% 25,627,988 1.44%
Jill Gardiner 1,771,072,446 99.79% 3,704,810 0.21%
James W. Gill 1,771,183,867 99.80% 3,593,389 0.20%
R. Peter Gillin 1,752,285,511 98.73% 22,491,745 1.27%
Russel C. Robertson 1,771,003,812 99.79% 3,773,444 0.21%
Craig Stegman 1,769,669,052 99.71% 5,108,204 0.29%
Jeffery Tygesen 1,769,616,342 99.71% 5,160,914 0.29%

Final results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be filed on SEDAR.

About Turquoise Hill Resources

Turquoise Hill Resources (NYSE: TRQ) (NASDAQ: TRQ) (TSX: TRQ) is an international mining company whose primary operation is its 66% interest in the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold-silver mine in southern Mongolia.

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