Miss Universe Bangladesh 2020 launched

Cultural Correspondent | Published at 10:39pm on January 11, 2021

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Guests and organisers pose for a photo at a press conference for Miss Universe Bangladesh 2020 at the Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka on Monday. — Press release

Beauty pageant Miss Universe Bangladesh 2020 was officially launched at a press conference held at the Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka on Monday, said a press release.

Miss Universe Bangladesh is an annual beauty pageant. The finale of this year’s edition of Miss Universe Bangladesh will take place in Dhaka in March.

Bangladeshi unmarried women between the ages of 17 to 28 will be able to participate in the competition. The winner will represent Bangladesh in Miss Universe 2020 pageant in the United States next May.

Rafiqul Islam Duke, president of Miss Universe Bangladesh, said, ‘Miss Universe Bangladesh will feature some of the most beautiful, intelligent, elegant, talented and confident women of our country. 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 all across the country it will be addressed. It is a great pride that someone from Bangladesh will represent us in 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.’

Besides, national director  of Miss Universe Bangladesh Shafiqul Islam, CEO of RTV Syed Ashik Rahman, managing director of Adcomm Ltd and Northbrook Consultantants Ltd Nazim Farhan Chowdhury and Miss Universe Bangladesh 2019 Shirin Akter Shila, among others, were present at the press conference.

Miss Universe Bangladesh website will be open for applicants till January 25. Registration will start from January 13 and will continue till January 25. The application fee for

participants is Tk 1,000. Registration process and competition details are available at official Miss Universe Bangladesh Website www.missuniverse.com.bd and Facebook page www.facebook.com/MUBangladesh.

Title sponsor of Miss Universe Bangladesh is Flora Bank, associate partner is RTV, pr partner is Northbrook Consultants Ltd and makeover partner is Persona.