Miss Wau South Sudan discussed with President Salva Kiir her plans to fight early marriages and work for women empowerment.
The beauty queen Akuol Wol Thel made the remarks after her meeting with President Salva Kiir at the State House on Friday.
Speaking to the media after the meeting, the Press Secretary in the Office of the President, Ateny Wek Ateny said, Miss Wau organization is planning to set up a conference that will speak against girl child early marriages as well as promoting girl child education.
Ateny Wek said, President Salva Kiir is happy to receive the beauty queens at the state house to discuss their ideas towards empowering the girl child.
The beauty queen, Akuol Wol Dhel who is the Miss Wau, said, she is grateful for having met with President Salva Kiir.