Newly-elected mayor gets international backing

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INTERNATIONAL visitors have shown their support for newly-elected Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Frank Jonas.

Officials from cities Portsmouth is connected with came over for the mayor-making ceremony and the full council meeting that followed.

The Mayor of Duisburg, Soeren Link, said: ‘I want to congratulate Frank Jonas on becoming Lord Mayor of our twin city for the second time.

‘It was a pleasure meeting with him in his 2012/2013 year and I look forward to seeing him in Duisburg and wish him all the best in Portsmouth.’