At World Miss University ’17, Othoi joins as Bangladeshi contestant


-Raju Alim

Beauty of the mind is the factual beauty. Beauty is actually present one’s mind. Those whose mind is not factual they are not happy. Those who are intelligent they are the real beauty. World Miss University is an event to select World Miss University Peace Corp representatives. It is an international beauty contest held annually in SeoulSouth Korea since 1986 with an average of about 70 contestants every year.

On November 30, 1981, 157 member states unanimously passed a proposal submitted by Costa Rica to establish “International Year of Peace,” which was requested by the International Association of University Presidents in the 36th UN General Assembly.

World Miss University 2017 will start on December 20. It takes place in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh.

From different countries of the world one hundred ‘Miss Universe’ will be selected in the Cambodian final phase. On 23 November, International Grooming will start with them in Korea. The winner will serve as UN ambassador of peace. It is the 29th edition of the competition.

TahminaOthoi, a student of Chittagong University has been crowned the winner of ‘World Miss University Bangladesh’ at a gala event presented by Diamond World in the city recently. She will represent Bangladesh in the World Miss University-2017 in Cambodia on 19 December. According to Ntv online reports, she said ‘It’s great to be the winner. I had confidence. I hope that I can do better things in future. ‘First runner-up TahsinWazedEsha is a student of North-South University and the second runner-up Fatema Yasmin Lia is a student at BGMEA University.

At the final selection ceremony Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury, media Advisor of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina; Farida Yasmin, General Secretary of National Press Club; Dr AK Abdul Momen, former Permanent Representative of Bangladesh at United Nations; Dilip Kumar Agarwala, Managing Director of Diamond World; SubrataRanjan Das, Deputy Executive Director of ACI Motors and Rezaul Karim, CEO of Boibazar were present among others. At the event, Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury expressed his hopes that Bangladeshi girls will win over the world with their talents. He noted that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has opened the doors for women’s emancipation at the global stage by continuing with the drive of empowering women in the country. Farida Yasmin commented that the progress of women in Bangladesh will hopefully continue as women are seen excelling in all sectors. Dr Abdul Momen praised this endeavor of World Miss University Bangladesh to take Bangladeshi women to the global stage.

Dancing, fashion queue, winning celebration was promoted in Channel I. Project director of World Miss University was Raju Alim.

Organizer of the Bangladeshi chapter of World Miss University 2017 is Other organizers are Diamond World, Yamaha which is represented by ACI Motors, The Daily Observer as the media partner and Channel i as the host. 

Co Powered Bangla Prokas& Boibazar.Com, Costume collaborate PremCollecton, Job partner NRB jobs, makeover persona, magazine partner AnondoAlo.

According to the objectives and purposes of World Miss University organizing committee, it will deal with the world peace, services, and other relating matters prudently in future.

In near future years – maybe even later this year – a Bangladeshi beauty will walk away with the coveted prestigious crown, and bring more overseas awareness, prestige, and glory to her homeland.

World Miss University Bangladesh Grand Gala result

World Miss University Bangladesh 2017 Grand Gala result:

  1. Miss University Bangladesh 2017: TahaminaAkterAuthoy – University of Chittagong (Honors, Dramatics, 2017)
  2. 1st Runners-up: TahsinWazedEsha – North South University (Electrical & Electronics Engineering)
  3. 2nd Runner-up: Fatima Yasmin Lia- BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology
  4. Best look: FarhanaYeasmin Anika – Stamford University
  5. Best Smile: Anindita Mimi – Shanto Mariam University of Creative Technology
  6. Best Hair: Sharmin Henna – National University Faridpur, Bangladesh
  7. Best Skin: Nusrat Jahan KhandakerMeghna – East West University
  8. Best Personality: Ayshanudrat – Dhaka City College (BBA)
  9. Most Stylish: Sadia SamadShormi – Independent University Bangladesh (BBA in Marketing)
  10. Miss Congeniality: PretheAhad – Independent University Bangladesh



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