68th edition of the beauty pageant in South Korea

Published:  12:18 AM, 09 September 2019

Bangladesh prepares to participatein 'Miss Universe'

Bangladesh prepares to participatein 'Miss Universe'

For the first time Bangladesh prepares to participate in the 68th edition of the Miss Universe beauty pageant in South Korea in December 2019 opening up a great opportunity for confident and beautiful women of Bangladesh at the global platform. Miss Universe Bangladesh grand finale will be held on 23rdof October in Dhaka and the winner will participate in Miss Universe pageant. 'Miss Universe Bangladesh' was officially launched today at a media conference held at Hotel Sonargaon.

Mr. Rizwan Bin Farouq chairman of 'Miss Universe Bangladesh' said, "Miss Universe Bangladesh will feature some of the most beautiful, intelligent, elegant, talented and confident women of our country. The motto of Miss Universe is "Confidently beautiful". This will be the platform where confident Bangladeshi women will face the challenge of the world and serve humanity through various social works.

The violence against women is a burning issue in our country and through this initiative it will be addressed all across the country to increase awareness against this violence. It is a great pride that for the first time someone from Bangladesh will represent in 2019 Miss Universe and will be goodwill ambassador of our country in a global platform and show that Bangladeshi women are as confident as any other women of the world."

He further stated that in the Grand Finale, Bollywood superstar and Miss Universe 1994 Sushmita Sen will be present as one of the judges and crown the winner.

It was also revealed that through social media (Facebook) 1.6 million has seen the post and 8,000 interested women from all over the country have registered online. The registration process will conclude on September 14th.  Unmarried women between the ages of 18 to 28 will be able to participate in the competition.

'Miss Universe Bangladesh' will be aired on popular television channel RTV. Flora Bank a leading software platform for Banks has acquired the title sponsor of the event. The Managing Director of Flora Bank Mustafa Rafiqul Islam said, "It is a great honor to be a part of this prestigious event, our main objective is to empower women and fight violence against women and through Miss universe Bangladesh platform Flora Bank will access global market "

Other sponsor and partners are Inglot, Splash, Yellow, Shohoz, Misfit Technologies, Northbrook Consultants Ltd. Bagher Bachcha Digital and Bangladesh Heritage Craft Foundation. 

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