Zonte Metals announced that a rig has been mobilized to the McConnells Jest Project and drilling has commenced.

A total of about 1500 metres will be core drilled with the first several holes targeting the Hill Zone. This will be followed by drill testing the Two Four Zone. The company will provide updates on the drill program as they occur.

A map of the Property and additional details about the Hill and Two Four Zone target areas can be obtained on the company's webpage.

About Zonte

Zonte Metals Inc. is a junior explorer focused on gold and copper. The Company has signed an Option Agreement to acquire 100% of the McConnells Jest project, in the Tintina Gold Belt, located in the Yukon Territory, which is composed of 172 claims totaling approximately 3371 hectares, and holds the drill ready Wings Point Gold Project located inNewfoundland and Labrador.

In addition, the Company and a Colombian partner have an application over open areas sitting on top of the Gramalote Deposit in Colombia, which is held by AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) and B2Gold (TSX: BTO, NYSE: BTG). The title issuance is being contested by the state governing the application and the Company has started legal action to protect its rights.