Sara Belkziz Crowned Miss Morocco 2016
Sara Belkziz was crowned as Miss Morocco 2016 on 21 May, 2016 in a coronation gala held at the Morocco Mall in Casablanca. She succeeds Miss Morocco 2015, Fatima Zahra El Hor.
During the coronation gala, Saloua Bergayou was titled as first runner up, Yassmine Bennani was adjudged as second runner up and Racha Racha Zair was declared as third runner up.
This year 16 contestants vied for the ultimate title of Miss Morocco 2016. Sara Belkziz received the highest number of votes from her fellow Moroccans, through a voting poll at social media.
The contestants of Miss Morocco 2016 competed against each other in evening gowns and the emblematic Moroccan caftans.
Sara Belkziz represents her country as Moroccan ambassador to promote Morocco’s National Tourism and Culture. Traditionally the winner of Miss Morocco competes at Miss World and Miss Universe pageants but the last time the Miss Morocco competed at a major international pageant was in 2012.