The 26-year-old Reigning Miss Universe land in Manila on Saturday to discuss the chance of the Philippines to hold the next Miss Universe Coronation night with the newly-elected president.
After the meeting, Wurtzbach shared a photo of her and the president on social media.
Fingers crossed! Hoping for the best! 🙏🙏🙏 Please, Lord! ☺️☺️☺️— Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach (@PiaWurtzbach) July 15, 2016
New Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo is been supportive of the proposal to host the event in the country. The president, for his part, has "approved" the proposal in principle.
It was in 1994 when the Philippines last hosted the prestigious pageant.