Southern Sun Minerals Inc. Announces Option Agreement

December 29, 2015 – Vancouver, British Columbia – SOUTHERN SUN MINERALS INC. (“SOUTHERN SUN”) (TSX.V: SSI), is pleased to report it has entered into an option agreement with Dajin Resources Corp. (“Dajin”) (TSX-V: DJI) to earn up to a 60% interest in the Alkali Lake lithium exploration project, located in Esmeralda County, Nevada. The agreement requires a one time payment of shares, cash payments over three years and certain minimum exploration milestones in order to earn its interest.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors

Harry Barr Chairman & CEO

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