Rabiya Mateo to pageant fans: ‘Salamat po’

Published May 16, 2021, 3:19 PM

by Robert Requintina

Rabiya Mateo

On the eve of the 69th Miss Universe Competition, Miss Philippines Rabiya Mateo took to social media and thanked all the pageant fans who supported her in her journey to the prestigious contest in Florida.

Rabiya’s full post:    

“This post is dedicated to all pageant fans all over the world. Salamat po. Terima kasih. Khob khun ka. Gracias.

“Thank you for celebrating and empowering us candidates. There may be some who are critical to us but still there are millions of nice people who cheer for us. Sending love from Florida to the rest of the Universe,” wrote Rabiya on Instagram.

Earlier, Rabiya said she was satisfied with her performance at the preliminaries of the 69th Miss Universe Competition.

“I still can’t believe Miss Universe is going to happen tomorrow. The days were so fast. Last night was our preliminary competition.

“I’m so proud of all the girls. Everyone is beautiful and amazing. We gave the audience a great show,” she said.