Historic Moment: Saudi Arabia Joins Miss Universe

In a big first, Saudi Arabia is sending a contestant to the Miss Universe pageant for the first time ever! The chosen representative is 27-year-old model Rumy Alqahtani. This is a big change for Saudi Arabia, a country known for its conservative traditions. It shows the country is becoming more open to different ideas.

Romy Alqahtani is originally from Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. She’s no stranger to beauty pageants, having competed in several international ones before. She’s excited to share Saudi Arabian culture with the world as part of Miss Universe. However this will be the first time that Saudi Arabia is officially supporting her candidature, and also making their first step into paegant competition. With Rumy Alqahtani taking the stage, Saudi Arabia is making a historic step forward. It shows the country is embracing change and empowering women

The Miss Universe pageant celebrates beauty from all over the world. The pageant will be held in Mexico this year. On the other hand, Saudi Arabia has earlier open the world for tourists and took many travel vloggers there from India as well to promote the desert nation. And now, their entry into beauty pageant might lead more other radical changes in the nation’s perspective.