A land of mystery, legends and poetry, of history and architecture, part of the great Silk Road linking Rome to China; Uzbekistan,” the land beyond the river”, as it is known, will finally debut in Miss World. Model Rakhima Ganiyeva will have the honor to be the first woman from Uzbekistan to compete in one of the two greatest pageants on the globe, as she emerged as the winner of an event held in Tashkent.

Welcome to Miss World, Uzbekistan!