Miss South Africa Lalela Mswane has confirmed in a statement on social media that she is preparing to participate in the 70th Miss Universe pageant that is scheduled to take place in Israel on December 12.
Mswane took to her Instagram account to express her joy to represent South Africa in the international pageant.
“It is with so much gratitude that I prepare to represent my beautiful South Africa at the 70th Miss Universe competition. Being Miss South Africa is not only an honour but also a huge responsibility and I am determined to serve our country proudly in the best way that I can.”
“Beyond being granted a national platform during my reign to have a wider reach when tackling the economic and social issues which I have committed myself to, the title also comes with the opportunity to represent our country on an international platform along with women from all walks of life, all coming together to affect positive change in the causes they are passionate about and advocate for,” wrote Lalela in part.