Former Miss World South Sudan now works for JICA
Miss World South Sudan 2012 Atong Demach has got a new job as Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) – South Sudan’s public relations advisor.
Atong became the first representative of the Republic of South Sudan to the Miss World competition in 2012. She placed fourth out of one hundred and sixteen young women representing the same number of countries and won Miss World top model award, Miss World Best in Interview and the coveted title of Miss World Africa, also known as Africa Continental Queen of Beauty. This made her a celebrity with a national and international fan base.
On the same year Miss. Atong was appointed by the Council of Ministers of the government as South Sudan Ambassador for Culture, making her one of the respected and most recognized faces in South Sudan with strong public relations within government, private sector, international organizations and many more. She also served as a brand ambassador for top companies in the world.
Atong is also the director of Beauties of South Sudan which holds beauty pageants.
The Japanese government developmental organisation made announcement on Facebook.
“Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is pleased and has the honor to welcome JICA South Sudan office new Public Relations Advisor Miss Atong Demach.” the statement reads.
“We look forward on working with Miss Atong Demach and we wish her a pleasant work experience with JICA.”
JICA’s sponsored developmental projects in the country includes building new Juba bridge across river Nile among others.