Wed, 25 Nov 2009
SUVA, Fiji —- Papua New Guinea (PNG) has won the right to host the 24th Miss South Pacific (MSP) pageant next year. Quest committee chairman Dadi Toka Jr yesterday bid successfully to bring the pageant to PNG. Mr Toka told The National before the bid that he was very optimistic about PNG’s chances of winning. Solomon Islands and Fiji had also indicated their interest in hosting the 2010 pageant, and Mr Toka had said the Polynesian islands of the South Pacific might also bid to host the pageant in their islands. However, the organising committee yesterday awarded PNG the right to host next year’s quest.