PUNE: Esteemed Indian industrialist and philanthropist, Cyrus S. Poonawalla, recently hosted the Miss World 2023 team in Pune, one of India’s most famous and intellectually vibrant university towns. The team, which included distinguished attendees such as Karolina Bielawska (Current Miss World 2022), Emmy Pena (Miss Caribbean), Sini Shetty (Miss World India), Jessica Gagen (Miss England), Shree Saini (Miss World Americas), Ms. Julia Morley (Chairman & CEO of the Miss World Organisation), and Mr Jamil Saidi (Chairman of PME Entertainment), savored Pune’s diverse culinary scene and enjoyed its pleasant climate and lush surroundings.
Jamil Saidi, Chairman of PME Entertainment, expressed his gratitude for the heartfelt welcome by Mr. Poonawalla, stating that the trip to Pune represents the coming together of various world cultures and is just one more example of Mr. Poonawalla’s commitment to establishing global ties and enhancing intercultural exchange. His dedication to excellence is in line with Miss World’s philosophy, which emphasizes beauty with a purpose.
The delegates from the Miss World 2023 team delighted in a sumptuous High Tea at The Ritz-Carlton, Pune, that reflected the trademark warmth and hospitality of their host, Mr. Cyrus S. Poonawalla and his team. The Chairperson of The Miss World Organization, Ms. Julia Morley, expressed her delight and gratitude, stating that by welcoming the Miss World 2023 team to his unique property, Mr. Poonawallah not only demonstrates Pune’s hospitality but also reinforces the pageant’s principle of compassion and teamwork.
The gracious host, Mr. Cyrus Poonawallah, expressed his sentiments, saying that he was deeply honored to extend a warm welcome to the esteemed Ms. Julia Morley, Chairperson & CEO of Miss World Organisation, Mr. Jamil Saidi, Chairman, PME Entertainment, along with Current Miss World Karolina Bielawska, Sini Shetty, Femina Miss India; Emmy Pena, Miss Caribbean; Shree Saini, Miss America; Jessica Gagen, Miss England; and Carla Yules, Ms. Indonesia in Pune. He further stated that their constant goal is to cultivate an atmosphere conducive to significant global dialogues and connections. He was delighted that they got the opportunity to experience the charm of their exquisite city and hoped that Pune would get to host the 71st Miss World Pageant 2023.
The Miss World 2023 team, led by the reigning Miss World, first visited Kashmir, followed by engagements in Delhi and Pune. Miss World 2023 is a celebration of beauty, talent, and purpose, uniting participants from diverse backgrounds, showcasing their achievements, and advocating for various causes.
Cyrus S. Poonawalla is an esteemed Indian industrialist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. As Chairman of the Poonawalla Group, he has made significant contributions to the pharmaceutical industry and has been dedicated to various social and healthcare causes. His commitment to excellence and his philanthropic efforts have earned him both national and international recognition.
Miss World is one of the most prestigious international beauty pageants, celebrating beauty, talent, intelligence, and purpose. Contestants from around the world participate in the pageant, raising awareness about social issues and advocating for important causes. The pageant emphasizes the importance of giving back to society and making a positive impact on the world.