Sri Lankan born Khamshajiny Gunaratnam has been elected as a member of the Norwegian Parliament.
Gunaratnam was elected to Parliament through the Labour Party.
She was born in Sri Lanka and travelled to Norway as a refugee at the age of three.
Her parents were Tamil refugees who worked in the fishing industry in the north of Norway, though they relocated to Oslo a few years after arriving in the country.
She was also part of the Tamil Youth Organisation in Oslo.
Gunaratnam was also elected as a representative to the Oslo City Council for the first time in 2007, she served as a deputy member of the Storting and also took office as the Deputy Mayor of Oslo on 21 October 2015.