Bangladesh’s Jessia Islam among top 40 Miss World finalists

12 Nov 2017, 20:37 | updated: 12 Nov 2017, 21:04

Online Desk

Dhaka: Miss World Bangladesh Jessia Islam has been selected in the top-40 list of Miss World-2017 competition.

"By the grace of Almighty Allah and prayers of my beloved friends, family & country I have been selected for top 40 in miss world 2017 and winner of head to head challenge. Keep me in your prayers," Jessia posted on her Facebook page.

Jessia Islam, who was crowned as the Miss World Bangladesh after Jannatul Nayeem Avril was stripped of her title on fraud charges, is representing Bangladesh in Miss World competition in China.

The grand finale of the the 67th edition of the Miss World 2017 will take place on 18 November at the Sanya City Arena in Sanya, China, where incumbent winner Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rico will crown her successor at the end of the event.