BAAR, SWITZERLAND,Jan 14, 2014 - Manas Petroleum Corporation ("Manas" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: MNP) (OTCQB: MNAP) is pleased to announce that the Company filed a certificate of amendment with the Nevada Secretary of State to change its corporate name from "Manas Petroleum Corporation" to "MNP Petroleum Corporation," to be effective January 20, 2014.
The name change is expected to become effective with the TSX Venture Exchange at the opening for trading on January 20, 2014 and become effective with the OTC Markets at the opening for trading on January 21, 2014. The Company's stock symbols (TSXV: MNP for common stock and MNP.WT for warrants; OTCQB: MNAP) are expected to remain the same.
The Company's CUSIP numbers are expected to be changed as follows:
- COMMON SHARES 55315B 109
- WARRANTS 55315B 117
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
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For further information please contact:
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary
Manas Petroleum Corp.
Bahnofstr. 9, P.O. Box 155
CH-6341 Baar, Switzerland
Phone: +41 44 718 1030
Fax: +41 44 718 1039
SOURCE: Manas Petroleum Corp.