Photos: Miss United Nations First Runner-Up Rebecca Asamoah Arrives

Miss United Nations international pageant held in Kingston Jamaica over the weekend has finally crowned Ghanaian beauty queen Rebecca Asamoah as the first runner-up.

The Twenty-Five-Year-old Ghanaian beauty queen arrived at the Kotoka International Airport, as she was welcomed by parents, colleagues in other pageantries including Miss Tourism and Miss Face Of Nation.

With her first runner-up crown representing Ghana, the queen said, this crown comes with a lot of projects and i’m going to work towards that.

According to the 2016 Miss Africa, ” the most important thing is touching lives, changing someones live making someone believe that anything under the sun is possible”.“… I’m going to embark on a project under education, health and environment…i believe this project is a collective responsibility and i can’t do everything on my own but with the aid of  other pageantries winners  i believe i can do something remarkable for the country Ghana”, she averred.

She continued that: is not just about the crown but it’s about touching lives and doing the work.

The Dental Hygienist beat 80 contestants from different countries to come close to winning the ultimate crown which went to Olga Makhlevskaia from Russia.

Mexican queen, Irais Carbajal, also took the second runner-up position at the Saturday night event.

It’s Rebecca’s third win in three years after she was earlier crowned Miss Ghana 2015 runner-up and winner of Miss Africa Continent in South Africa.She is the first Ghanaian queen to represent her country on the Miss United Nations stage.

Russia was the winner, while Ghana and Mexico took the first and second runners-up positions respectively.

Miss United Nations is a humanitarian pageant which helps to better the lives of persons around the world. It identifies and showcases world’s best tourism cause ambassadors; those who have the skills, talents and personalities best suited to promote their respective countries in furtherance of tourism, international goodwill and cultural harmony. Apart from a strong emphasis on goodwill tourism protection programmes and destinations promotion, the pageant also supports environmental protection via strategised programmes.

Rebecca remains one of Ghana’s successful queens.  She does not disappoint when she mounts the stage.

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