The reigning Miss World, Vanessa Ponce De Leon has arrived in Uganda ahead of the Miss Uganda 2019 contest finale where the new beauty queen will be crowned.
Vanessa touched down at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday and was received by the reigning Miss Uganda, Quinn Abenakyo along with Miss Uganda chief executive, Brenda Nanyonjo and the Talent Africa boss, Ally Alibhai. Officials from Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) were also present.
Miss World who beamed with a smile all through was treated to a signature Ugandan welcome by a traditional dance troupe.
She is scheduled to be in Uganda for 6 days and during the visit she will attend the Miss Uganda grand finale at Sheraton Hotel in Kampala.
She is also expected to tour different attractions across Uganda.
Vanessa Ponce , is a Mexican model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss World 2018. She is the first Mexican to be crowned as Miss World.
She studied International Commerce at the University of Guanajuato in Mexico.