Woman with Malaysian roots wearing hijab is Miss Universe New Zealand finalist
June 3, 2018 - miss universe
PETALING JAYA: A 20-year-old of Malaysian and Indonesian birthright wearing a “tudung” or hijab has damaged annals by being a Top 20 finalist in Miss Universe New Zealand 2018.
On Instagram, Nurul Shamsul pronounced that as a lady who wears a hijab, she will be a initial in New Zealand to make it to a finals and one of a initial in a universe to grasp such a feat.
“I wish that this event will assistance mangle bounds and stereotypes. we also wish that together we can redefine a definition of what beauty is,” she said.
In another post, Nurul pronounced that being a Muslim stays during a forefront of her beliefs even yet she is participating in a beauty pageant.
A month ago we was announced as a finalist for Miss Universe New Zealand. we remember a feelings we had before and after a announcement. we prayed that if this event is good for me and my religion, afterwards we wanted God to let it happen. If it wasn’t, afterwards we wanted Him to spin me divided from it. Now a integrate weeks into a tour and we can tell we that it hasn’t always been easy. But in observant that, I’ve already grown so most as a person. Just never give up. It’s all about guileless that all will be fine since He knows better. Alhamdulillah, I’m also super beholden for all a adore and support so far. we wish that my intentions will always be kept pristine and we will try my comprehensive best to do them, insyaAllah. Also, don’t forget to opinion for me, couple is in bio. 💖 #missuniverse #missuniversenewzealand #roadtomissuniverse #journeytomissuniverse
A post common by Nurul Shamsul 🌺 (@nurulzbshamsul) on May 30, 2018 during 12:40pm PDT
“I prayed that if this event is good for me and my religion, afterwards we wanted God to let it happen. If it wasn’t, afterwards we wanted Him to spin me divided from it,” she said.
Nurul pronounced in a respond to an Instagram commenter that her mom is Indonesian while her father is Malaysian.
She also pronounced that she is now study during a University of Waikato, majoring in psychology with a teenager in amicable policy.
“I would adore to assistance communities flower and acquit and commission people in a future,” she said.
Nurul is not a initial Muslim lady who has donned a hijab in a Miss Universe pageant.
Previously, Somali-British Muna Jama and Somali-American Halima Aden did so when they participated in a Miss Universe Great Britain and Miss Minnesota USA respectively.
The finals of a Miss Universe New Zealand 2018 will be hold on Aug 4.
The Star has attempted to hit Nurul though was catastrophic as of press time.