Rabat – Once again a Moroccan beauty queen wins the title of Miss Arab World.
Miss Morocco Nisrine Noubir was crowned Miss Arab World 2016 on Saturday in Sharam Sheikh, in Egypt, in a ceremony held at the Hollywood Theatre.
Twenty-two-year-old Nisrine Noubir was chosen from among 18 contenders aged 18-24 years from 13 countries. Tunisian Yasmine Dakoumi, Miss Arab World 2015 announced the name of the winner, who reacted with great emotion and gratitude as Dakoumi crowned her.
Miss Morocco Nisrine Noubir won the title in front of Miss Syria Nilane Adnan, first runner-up and Miss Lebanon Assil Alahmar, second runner-up.
Miss Arab World is considered the ambassador of elegance and charisma representing the exotic and unique beauty of women in the Arab World.
The new Miss Arab World 2016 expressed her joy and said she was flattered to win and have the opportunity to represent her country.
The jury of the beauty contest was composed of several Arab personalities, including businessmen, singers, actors, beauty and fashion specialists.
Among the select jury were Lebanese actress, Jihan Kamri, Egyptian actress Amira Fathi and Lebanese pop singer Rola Saad.
Miss Arab World 2016 was held as part of the 9th Arab Tourism Festival, which seeks to strengthen ties among the countries of the Arab World.
This is the third consecutive year that the representative of Morocco is crowned as Miss Arab World. Last March Miss Morocco, Houda Majd, won the title of another contest of Miss Arab World, also known as Malihat Al Arab. In 2014, Morocco’s Fatima Azzahrae Jamali was also crowned Miss Arab World.