François Hollande will visit Russia's southern neighbour as it mulls signing same EU pact that was rejected by Ukraine's former president.
Xi Jinping arrived in France on Tuesday for a visit his hosts hope will see major business deals agreed, from aviation to nuclear cooperation.
The French president, the only Western leader invited to Nigeria's centenary celebrations, pledged to support fight against terrorist groups.
Valérie Trierweiler will visit Mumbai on Sunday and Monday in a visit organised and funded by a French aid agency, Action Against Hunger.
The visit, in recognition of 'key role' Australia is playing in the world, will take place around the G20 summit in Brisbane in November 2014.
Fleur Pellerin has begun a highly anticipated visit to the land of her birth, where her success story is a source of public pride, admiration and curiosity.
Ecstatic crowds greeted the French President as he visited Timbuktu and Bamako with his ministers for defence, foreign affairs and development.
The French is to visit Mali on Saturday, after three weeks of targeted French air strikes which have forced Islamist militants into retreat.