Rumi Alqahtani, the first Saudi contestant to participate in the Miss Universe Pageant

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Rumi Alqahtani, a 27-year-old Saudi Arabian model, was the first to reveal her participation in the upcoming Miss Universe pageant via Instagram.

An Overview of the News

  • Riyadh-born Alqahtani has held previous awards including Miss Saudi Arabia, Miss Arab World Peace 2021, and Miss Woman (Saudi Arabia).

  • Her participation marks the inaugural representation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the Miss Universe pageant, marking a significant milestone for the country.

Miss Universe Pageant (2024):

  • The upcoming Miss Universe pageant for the year 2024 is scheduled to be held in Mexico.

  • The current Miss Universe titleholder is Shanice Palacios, representing Nicaragua.

Highlights of other Beauty Pageants

  • Kristina Piszkova of Czech Republic won the title of Miss World 2024 in Mumbai, India on March 9, 2024.

About Saudi Arabia

  • Capital - Riyadh

  • King - Salman of Saudi Arabia

  • Currency - Saudi Riyal

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