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ABERDEEN INTERNATIONAL COMPLETES STRATEGIC INVESTMENT WITH KANSAI MINING CORPORATION

10/11/2007


ABERDEEN INTERNATIONAL COMPLETES STRATEGIC INVESTMENT WITH KANSAI MINING CORPORATION.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 11th, 2007

Toronto, Ontario, October 11th, 2007: ABERDEEN INTERNATIONAL INC. (“Aberdeen” or the “Company”) (TSX Venture Exchange: AAB) is pleased to announce that it has completed an investment in Kansai Mining Corporation (“Kansai”) (TSX-V: KAN). As part of a 16,000,000 unit non-brokered private placement by Kansai, Aberdeen has acquired 4,000,000 Units with each unit priced at $0.10. Each Unit consists’ of one common share of the Corporation and one common share purchase Warrant. Each Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one Common Share at a price of $0.15 until 5pm (EST) on the date which is 24 months from the Closing Date.

Stan Bharti, Chairman of Aberdeen says of Kansai “We feel this investment in Kansai is consistent with our business model and our involvement will help Kansai pursue its exploration potential, particularly with its Kenyan gold project.”

As part of Aberdeen’s investment, Mr. Stan Bharti has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Kansai. Proceeds from the investment are explicitly to be used towards advancing the Mid Migori gold project in Kenya.

Mr. Bharti has also in-directly acquired 1,000,000 Units of Kansai Mining.

About Kansai Mining Corporation: (TSX-V:KAN)

Kansai is an exploration company with interests in Kenya (Gold) and Venezuela (Diamonds). In Kenya, Kansai’s wholly owned subsidiary, Mid Migori Mining Company, holds approximately 310 square kilometers of exploration licenses and has a NI-43-101 report prepared by its independent consultants, Ddraig Minerals Developments Limited [authored by D.A.S. Hopkins] who is a Qualified Person determining Indicated Gold Resources from 4 mineralised zones:

Indicated Resources (at a cut-off grade of 0.25g/tAu) in these zones total 32.4 m tonnes @1.13g/t gold or 1,172,000oz Gold

We believe that Kansai is undervalued compared to its peers with an Indicated resources of over a million ounces and the potential to expand, Kansai provides a unique opportunity to acquire a position in Kansai at a substantial discount. Aberdeen will own approximately 1.1 % of Kansai.

Kansai has undertaken to spend all the funds raised in the private placement on the Midori Gold exploration project in Kenya. Bruce Walsham, CEO of Kansai, Stated “The million ounce resource can be expanded significantly. We plan to have a drill program commence in Kenya in the 4th quarter of 2007. The addition of Stan Bharti, P.Eng , to the board allows us to access the Aberdeen team and its financial, technical and management expertise available within Forbes and Manhattan Inc and Stan’s group”.



About Aberdeen International Inc:

Aberdeen is a publicly traded global investment and merchant banking company focused on small cap companies in the resource sector. Aberdeen will seek to acquire significant equity participation in pre-IPO and/or early stage public resource companies with undeveloped or undervalued high-quality resources. Aberdeen will focus on companies that: (i) are in need of managerial, technical and financial resources to realize their full potential (ii) are undervalued in foreign capital markets and (iii) operate in jurisdictions with moderate local political risk. Aberdeen will seek to provide value-added managerial and board advisory services to companies.