- Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray has paid a courtesy call on Vice President Leni Robredo
- Robredo expressed her gratitude towards Gray and the honor she was able to give to the Philippines
- The Vice President also gave a yellow malong to the beauty queen
Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray has paid a courtesy call on Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday at the Quezon City Reception House.
KAMI learned that the Vice President has expressed her gratitude for the honor the beauty queen has given to the Philippines, as reported by Philippine Star.
“This is our opportunity to tell you how proud you made all of us, not just because you won the crown but with how you represented the best of Filipinos,” the Vice President stated.
“We want to thank you for giving us this honor... for giving us to be united again as one people,” Robredo added.
According to a report by GMA News, the Vice President gave a yellow malong to Gray made by locals from Marawi City.
"Alam ko na during the pageant, you exhibited many of our textiles... what we'll be presenting to you this morning is one of the products of our communities from Marawi City. It's a malong with Maranao origins," Robredo stated.
As previously reported by KAMI, Gray has made her official homecoming in the Philippines last February 21. She had two homecoming parades and was able to pass by the cities of Manila and Quezon.
Born on January 6, 1994, Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray was crowned as the 67th Miss Universe. She is the fourth Filipina to bring home the crown after Gloria Diaz, Margie Moran, and Pia Wurtzbach.
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