UNHCR appoints Mahira Khan as Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan
Mahira Khan is unstoppable!
The actor has been appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR). She has joined the UN Refugee Agency and hopes to use her new position to speak up for the cause.
The UN Refugee Agency announced the news on Wednesday and we are super proud of our lady.
— UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency (@Refugees) November 6, 2019
Mahira has been actively supporting UNHCR’s activities for the last few years and has remained a strong voice for Afghan refugees in Pakistan.
Sharing the good news with her fans Mahira said,”Grateful and honoured to be a [UNHCR] Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan… Proud to be born to a motherland that has opened its arms to refugees for over 40 years.”
Grateful and honoured to be a @Refugees goodwill ambassador for Pakistan🙏🏼Proud to be born to a motherland that has opened its arms to refugees for over 40 years 🇵🇰🙌🏼 @UNHCRPakistan https://t.co/kGagHGJLlv
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) November 6, 2019
In a video shared by UNHCR, Mahira says, “Pakistan has set an example for the world where a country has hosted refugees for the last 40 years… this is one cause, because I feel so strongly about it, this is something that I want to talk about, especially as Pakistan’s UNCHR National Goodwill Ambassador.”
Mahira is one of the few celebrities who are always vocal on every societal issue locally and internationally.
More power to you Mahira! What do you think about this initiative?