DHAKA, June 24 (Xinhua) -- A large number of mainstream Bangladesh media outlets published news on participants of the first-ever "Miss Landscapes International" beauty pageant which gets underway in Guangzhou, China.
Bangladesh media reports have focused largely on Priota Iftekhar, popularly known as the "flag girl," who is representing Bangladesh in the Miss Landscapes International pageant.
Priota has secured a spot in the top 20 best national costume round of the competition.
Leading Bangladeshi newspapers including Dhaka Tribune, The Daily Star and The Asian Age made reports specially on Priota who competes with over 40 other participants from across the globe.
The pageant aims at bringing harmony between mankind and nature and to celebrate the beautiful landscapes around the world.
It also aims at promoting eco-friendly tourism as well as raising awareness on animal welfare issues.