14 Jan 2006

French overseas minister to visit New Caledonia

7:20 am on 14 January 2006

The French minister for overseas territories François Baroin has confirmed he will visit New Caledonia next month.

The minister will stay in the territory between the 27th of February and the 1st of March.

It's not known if Mr Baroin will visit French Polynesia and Wallis and Futuna as well.