SHILLONG, August 29, 2018: Four women from Meghalaya will represent India in an international pageant to be held in the Philippines.
The women are Miss India Tourism Asia International Pageant 2018 winner Ibapynhun Syiemlieh, first runner-up Sookini Sutnga, second runner-up Panchali Ghosh and Mrs India Tourism International 2018 first runner-up Mebarisha Sohphoh.
The four women recently won in a beauty pageant held in Guwahati earlier this month.
“The pageant aims at women’s empowerment and girl power and we look forward in giving exposure to the contestants when they go to the Philippines,” said brand ambassador and national director for Miss and Mrs India International (global and tourism), Nupur Saigal, on Tuesday.
The national-level pageant witnessed participants from across the country. The Miss Tourism Asia International and Mrs Tourism 2018 pageants in the Philippines in October and November will feature participants from 40 countries.