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December 20, 2006

Sanatana Provides Information On New Director

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Wednesday, December 20, 2006. The Board of Sanatana Diamonds Inc. ("Sanatana" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicholas John Archibald as a non-executive director, with effect from 19 December 2006.

Mr Archibald, aged 55, a geologist with more than 30 years of minerals industry experience, is also a Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Geoinformatics Exploration Inc, a company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. During the course of his career, Mr Archibald trained as field-based structural geologist/metamorphic petrologist with a BSc Hons from James Cook University and a PhD from University of Western Australia, completed a Research Fellowship at Monash University in Australia and worked for numerous Australian companies, including Golden Plateau before becoming a consultant.

Mr Archibald was the recipient of the Gibb Maitland Medal from the Western Australian division of the Geological Society of Australia and is a Fellow of the AIMM, the SEG and AIG. He was recently elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

The following disclosures regarding the appointment of Nicholas Archibald to the board are required under Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules:

Current directorships:

Geoinformatics Exploration, Inc.
Geoinformatics Alaska Exploration, Inc.
Clancy Exploration Pty. Ltd.
Geoinformatics Exploration Australia Pty. Ltd
Geoinformatics Tasmania Australia Pty. Ltd
Geoinformatics Exploration Ireland Ltd
Fractal Technologies Pty Ltd
Fractal Holdings Pty Ltd

Previous directorships during the last 5 years:

Black Rock Oil and Gas Plc

There are no other matters which are required to be disclosed under paragragh 2(g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules.

About the Company

Sanatana Diamonds Inc. is focused on the exploration of its 16-million acre Mackenzie Diamond Project located north of Great Bear Lake and approximately 700 kilometres northwest of Yellowknife, in the Northwest Territories of Canada. The company has been in active exploration of this area since early 2004 and has an agreement with diamond producer Rio Tinto's subsidiary, Kennecott Canada Exploration Inc. Till samples taken from Sanatana's Project have recovered kimberlite indicator mineral results and exploration continues on a number of potential kimberlite targets. To date, eight separate areas have been identified by Sanatana that have potential kimberlite targets.

Sanatana, headquartered in Vancouver with a Toronto corporate office, is dual listed on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange plc and the TSX Venture Exchanges (AIM: SAN, TSX.V: STA). For additional information on the company, please contact Peter Miles, President and Chief Executive Officer, at 604-408-6680.

For further information about Sanatana, please visit the Sanatana's website at:
www.sanatanadiamonds.com

Or Contact: E-mail investor@sanatanadiamonds.com

Peter Miles
President and Chief Executive Officer
E-mail:
pmiles@sanatanadiamonds.com
Tel : (604) 408 6680 Fax : (604) 408-6682

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor the London Stock Exchange plc has reviewed this release and neither accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.