(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, right, poses with Rosy Senanayake, the mayor of Colombo in Sri Lanka, after naming her an honorary citizen of Seoul at City Hall, Wednesday.(12)
Since Seoul and Colombo signed a friendship and cooperation agreement in 2016, the cities have expanded policy exchanges.
Senanayake became the first female mayor of the Sri Lankan capital in March. Since 1958, the Seoul city government has granted honorary citizenship to foreign guests or non-Koreans who have contributed to the city’s affairs. / Yonhap