Mahira Khan is the superstar of Pakistan. She has a huge fan following across the world. Mahira has represented Pakistan at many big platforms.
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) announced Mahira Khan as their newest Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan.
We’re delighted to announce that @themahirakhan is our newest Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan. pic.twitter.com/SAPjBY7E05
— UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency (@Refugees) November 6, 2019
She is utilizing her influence to support social causes. She started working with UNHCR in 2018 to highlight the plight of 1.4 million Afghan refugees in Pakistan.
“I feel proud that my country has shown such generosity towards three generations of Afghan refugees.”
Congratulations to film star Mahira Khan for becoming a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. pic.twitter.com/BhEaa5IKhW
— UNHCR United Kingdom (@UNHCRUK) November 6, 2019
Mahira was happy and felt honored to work for Pakistan.
“Grateful and honoured to be a refugees goodwill ambassador for PakistanProud to be born to a motherland that has opened its arms to refugees for over 40 years,” Mahira tweeted.
Grateful and honoured to be a @Refugees goodwill ambassador for PakistanProud 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 this 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’s Assistant High Commissioner for Operations, George Okoth Obbo, presents a certificate of appointment to Mahira Khan as UNHCR National Goodwill Ambassador.