Miss Universe to promote Arunachal Pradesh Tourism

Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Frances Culpo, who is currently on a 10-day tour in India to address the issues of female feticide, women empowerment and HIV/AIDS awareness, will visit Guwahati (Assam) and Itaganar (Arunachal Pradesh) as well.

She is scheduled to attend the curtain raiser event for India’s second edition of International Tourism Mart (ITM) at Indira Gandhi park, Itanagar on Oct 4.

According to, the Northeast tour is promoted by Frontier TV channel owned by senior journalist Manoranjana Sinh and the beauty queen will promote Arunachal Pradesh Tourism.

The 21-year-old American model began her maiden Indian trip last week by visiting Sulabh Gram, a social service organisation in Palam Vihar, New Delhi. She also participated in a march ‘Walk for Life’ to create awareness towards HIV/AIDS in the capital on September 29, and paid her visit to Tihar Jail on September 30.

Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Frances Culpo is on her maiden tour to India

Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Frances Culpo is on her maiden tour to India for 10 days to promote issues such as celebrating the girl child, women empowerment and AIDS awareness in various states of India. (Photo: PTI)

As a part of awareness campaign tour initiated by fashion designer Sanjana Jon in 2004 with then -Miss Universe Jennifer Hawkins, Culpo will also visit Mumbai and participate in a charity event to raise awareness against sex selective abortion, reported Indian Express.

The upcoming 62nd Miss Universe 2013 pageant will be held on November 9, 2013 at the Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia.

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