Another Feather In Mahira Khan’s Cap, The Actress Appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador For Pakistan
Mahira Khan’s name does not need any introduction. She is one of the most popular and famous faces of Pakistan’s entertainment industry. Her intense performances and flawless acting chops gained for her critical and commercial acclaim. Having risen to fame with dramas like Sadqay Tumhare and Shehr-e-Zaat, The 2011 blockbuster serial Humsafar marked a significant turning point in her career. After winning hearts with her acting chops on small screens, she continued to spread her charm on silver screens. She became the first Pakistani actress who walked the ramp at Fashion Week Paris as the brand ambassador of L’Oreal.
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Apart from her skills to make most projects commercially and critically hit, she has always lent her whole hearted support to social causes when it comes to charitable and social activities. Now the latest is, Mahira has added another feather in her cap. As she has appointed as goodwill ambassador of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on Wednesday for Pakistan. She started working with UNHCR in 2018 to highlight the plight of 1.4 million Afghan refugees in Pakistan. The Superstar actress took to her social media handle and shared the news and her pleasure on the appointment.
She wrote, “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.”
Mahira Khan’s Tweet:
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
Alongside the note she shared a short video clip. In the video she said, “This is one cause because I feel so strongly about it. This is something I want to talk about, it was amazing to see despite the violence or the conflicts they faced, they’re resilient people. They have defied all odds and they’re hopeful. They actually are hopeful and from now on all we have to do is not give up.”
UNHCR made the announcement by sharing a video of Mahira speaking about her passion for the cause on social media handle. “We’re delighted to announce that Mahira Khan is our newest Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan”.
— UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency (@Refugees) November 6, 2019
UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Operations, George Okoth Obbo, presents a certificate of appointment to Mahira Khan as UNHCR National Goodwill Ambassador.
Of course the charitable acts, noble deeds and wise words that come from someone who has massive fan following and so dear to general public are always special. That is the reason people love this wise yet humble lady and we too. As she uses to change the mindset of the people around her and morally courage them towards charitable activities. We congratulate the Mahira Khan for becoming the brand ambassador for UNHCR. What do you guys say about the story. Share your thoughts and views in the comment section below. For more updates keep follow Phupo.
Author: Huma Ali