Witan Pacific InvTst

Transaction in Own Shares

Witan Pacific Investment Trust PLC
08 June 2006

Witan Pacific Investment Trust plc (the 'Company')



Purchase of own securities

The Board of the Company announces that it has today made a market purchase of

260,000 ordinary shares of twenty-five pence each in the capital of the Company

(SEDOL No.0365602), representing 0.31% of the current issued ordinary

share capital of the Company, for cancellation at a price of 144.5 pence per

ordinary share.



Following cancellation, 84,590,144 ordinary shares in the Company will

remain in issue.



BNP Paribas Secretarial Services Limited

Secretary



8 June 2006




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