23 Jun 2005

Princess Anne to represent Queen at PNG independence celebrations

10:32 am on 23 June 2005

Princess Anne will represent Queen Elizabeth II at Papua New Guinea's 30th anniversary of independence celebrations in late September.

This was announced by PNG's Prime Minister Sir Michael Somare.

Sir Michael says the government of Papua New Guinea is delighted with the notification that a member of the royal family is able to attend the national celebrations.