The Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has urged the winners of the 2017 Miss Ghana contest to work towards promoting Ghana as a viable investment and tourism destination to the world.
Dr Bawumia made this known when he welcomed the three beauty queens and the Organisers of Miss Ghana beauty pageant, Exclusive Events Ghana to his office on Friday.
“The Miss Ghana pageant has got a lot of history… I want to congratulate you and wish you the very best, not only are you beautiful but you have also got a lot of brains, you are a very powerful combination.
“I think that you should use this platform to promote causes that enure to the benefit of the country”.
The 2017 Miss Ghana contest was won by Upper West representative Margaret Mwintuur Dery was on Saturday, October 7.
Dubbed ‘Miss Ghana 60 Years On’, this year’s event also featured a charity gala and awards night, where major stakeholders and supporters of the brand in the 60-year history of the pageant were honoured.
The Second and first runner ups were won by Ashanti regional representative Marigold Frimpong and Eastern regional representative Priscilla Nana Akua Gameli respectively.
Twenty ladies were selected from the 10 regions of the country, and according to the judges, they were picked based on their intelligence, beauty and other qualities.