Redemption or Purchase of Own Shares out of Capital

2003-03-072003-03-11SW1H9JDThe City of WestminsterCompanies Act 1985-0.13104651.500618SW1H 9JDTSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

Notice is given pursuant to the Companies Act 1985, section 175, that by written Resolutions of Sietal Limited (the “Company”) dated 7 March 2003, Special Resolutions were passed: 1. approving the purchase by the Company of 5,000,000 ordinary shares of £1 each for the aggregate sum of £1,500,000 and 2. authorising the full payment of £1,500,000 out of capital. The statutory declarations of the Directors of the Company and the Auditors’ Report required by the Companies Act 1985 section 173(5) are available for inspection at the registered office of the Company at 35 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9JD. Any Creditor of the Company may at any time within the five weeks immediately following 7 March 2003, apply to the Court under the Companies Act 1985 section 176 for an order cancelling the Resolution or for other relief. R Pandit, Director for and on behalf of Sietal Limited 7 March 2003.