Miss Universe pageant set to walk in Philippines


Manila, July 29: The Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo announced that Philippines is all set to host the next Miss Universe pageant.

The pageant is slated to held on January 30, 2017, CNN Philippines quoted her as saying on Thursday.pageant-wefornews“We have a President (Roberto Duterte) that comes from Mindanao and our Miss Universe is also from Mindanao, so I think this is the best time for us to do the Miss Universe here in the Philippines,” she said.

Teo stated that the Department of Tourism is considering holding the pageant at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, CNN Philippines reported.onzo Wurtzbach-wefornewsFilipino-origin Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach won the crown last year on December 20.

The Philippines has hosted the pageant twice, the most recent in 1994 when India’s Sushmita Sen took home the crown.

Wefornews Bureau

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