GoldQuest Appoints New Director and Officer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 28, 2007) - GoldQuest Mining Corp. ("GoldQuest" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:GQC)(FRANKFURT:M1W) is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil MacDonald to the GoldQuest Board of Directors.

Neil MacDonald is CEO of NovaDX a publicly-traded Merchant Bank that provides capital investment, corporate finance, financial and business advisory services to companies engaged in the exploration of natural resources. Prior to joining NovaDX, Mr. MacDonald was Manager of Retail Corporate Finance with Blackmont Capital Inc. At Blackmont, Mr MacDonald was responsible for overseeing junior market transactions aggregating up to $100 million in financing for 50-70 companies per year. Prior to Blackmont he served as a corporate finance partner with Goepel McDermid, McDermid St. Lawrence Securities and Canaccord Capital. He serves on the TSX Venture Exchange Local Advisory Committee and has been a past member of the IDA Pacific District Counsel.

Laara Shaffer was appointed Corporate Secretary. Ms. Shaffer has over 20 years experience as a public company administrator and specializes in corporate compliance matters.

About GoldQuest

GoldQuest is an Exploration company focused on the Dominican Republic. Through regional grass-roots exploration and new geological models the Company has built a portfolio of new gold and copper discoveries.

GoldQuest is traded on the TSX-VENTURE exchange under the symbol GQC.V and in Frankfurt under the symbol M1W.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

David Hall

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

For more information, please contact

GoldQuest Mining Corp.
Mr. David Hall
President & Chief Executive Officer
+353-1-661-3309 (Dublin)

or

GoldQuest Mining Corp.
Mr. Alistair Waddell
Executive Vice President
(778) 994-6111 (Vancouver)
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