Purchase of Own Securities

Oil palm plantations and property development in Malaysia The Company has purchased, on 17 July 2002, 147,652 of its issued shares of 10p each for a consideration of £1.875 per share. The revised issued share capital, following completion of this transaction, will be £2,829,366, divided into 28,293,660 shares of 10p each. By order of the board M.P. Evans (UK) Limited Secretaries 17 July 2002 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/07/18/20020717BIT00540/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/07/18/20020717BIT00540/wkr0002.pdf