4 Nov 2003

French Polynesian government re-shuffle sees three new ministers

4:13 pm on 4 November 2003

The French Polynesian territorial government has been re-shuffled.

Teva Rohfritsch, who was a director at the Socredo bank, has become the new tourism minister, replacing Brigitte Vanizette.

The fisheries minister, Nina Vernaudon, has been replaced by Patricia Grand and the family minister, Pia Faatomo, has been replaced by Emma Algan.

The re-shuffle was reported by Tahitipresse news agency after a meeting of the council of ministers.

No reason for the changes was given.