President Rodrigo Duterte is set to meet the candidates of the Miss Universe on Monday afternoon in Malacañang.
Some cabinet members are attending the event.
Eighty-four candidates are now in the Palace for their courtesy call to the Chief Executive.
Philippines’ bet Maxine Medina is heading the group.
84 candidates are present.
Miss Switzerland and Miss Finland are absent because they are not feeling well.
Miss Universe coronation day is on Monday next week (January 30) at 8 in the morning to coincide with the evening broadcast in New York.