As a result UNP Mayor elect Rosy Senanayake will become the first female Mayor of the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC).
Rosy Senanayake was earlier attached to the Prime Minister’s office before she was named the UNP nominee for Colombo Mayor.
Earlier Senanayake was a state minister for child development. She is also an activist, a former beauty queen and served as the Sri Lankan High Commissioner for Malaysia and was a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund. (Colombo Gazette)