Goa NRI is Mayor of Royal Borough, England

Sayonara LuxtonGoa born Sayonara Luxton has taken charge as the Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, in southeast England.

Councillor Luxton, who is in her 60s has been serving as deputy mayor of the area for the past year and was proposed for the post by former Councillor Dee Quick.

Ms Luxton said when she left Goa 40 years ago she could never have dreamt she could hold such a high office, but she promised that she will give her heart and soul to the job in which she will be working on a special project in Her Majesty’s honour, details of which will be released soon.

Ms Luxton moved from Goa to Dubai at the age of 21 to join members of her family, and held a successful career with Airbus Industries. She is in her third term as Sunningdale Councillor.