10 Dec 2007

Fiji Prime Minister visiting troops in the Middle East

7:15 pm on 10 December 2007

Fiji's interim prime minister is on his first official visit to Fiji soldiers in Africa and the Middle East.

Commodore Frank Bainimarama's first stop will be Sudan, followed by Sinai and then Iraq.

The Permanent Secretary for the Prime Minister, Parmesh Chand, says there are more than 600 Fiji soldiers in the Sinai and Iraq.