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Templeton Global Income Fund, Inc. ("GIM") Announces Dividend

From: Franklin Templeton Investments
Contact: Lisa Gallegos
Telephone:(650) 312-3395

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, April 1, 2003—Templeton Global Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE: GIM) today announced its monthly dividend from net investment income of $0.04 per share, payable on April 30, 2003 to shareholders of record on April 15, 2003 (Ex-Dividend Date: April 11, 2003).

The Fund's investment manager is a wholly owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN), a global investment organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments. Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management services through its Franklin, Templeton, Mutual Series and Fiduciary Trust subsidiaries. The San Mateo, CA-based company has over 50 years of investment experience and $254 billion in assets under management as of February 28, 2003. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN® (1-800-342-5236).