Phnom Penh (FN), October 30 - Cambodia will host the Miss World pageant, with participations of Miss World from 65 countries from November 1 to 17, 2017, at Diamond Island Convention and Exhibition Center in Phnom Penh.

During a meeting with the organizers of the Miss World pageant on Monday morning, Minister of Information Khieu Kanharith said that it is very proud that Cambodia has the opportunity to host the event.

The minister added that we will be able to promote Cambodia’s arts, culture and tourism through this international event. He encouraged the organizer and Hang Meas TV to successfully organize the event to let Cambodians and the whole world knows that Cambodia is moving forward in all fields, especially the advanced technology and the organization of such a big event.

Ing Chhaynguon, CEO of Hang Meas Group, thanked the Minister and organizers of the Miss World pageant for choosing Hang Meas TV for live broadcast.