The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa has asked the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism for hosting Miss Universe Vietnam in 2015.

In the province’s official dispatch on October 21, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Chien Thang proposed the ministry allow the Hoan Vu Sai Gon Joint Stock Company to organise the beauty contest in Nha Trang city in 2015.

According to the chairman, Khanh Hoa has experience in hosting beauty contests such as Miss Universe 2008 and Miss Universe Vietnam 2008, adding that the province has a number of qualified facilities for performance and accommodations which ensure the success of the event in 2015.

In preparation for Miss Universe 2008, the province upgraded 5,000-seat auditorium, developed Cam Ranh airport into an international airport, built a lighting system as well as improving the traffic system, tourism services and security.-VNA