UN Chief Antonio Guterres is all praise for Pakistan's first ever UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Mahira Khan
ISLAMABAD - *UN Chief Antonio Guterres is all praise for Pakistan's first ever UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Mahira Khan.*
Later, he took to Twitter to share that it was a pleasure meeting the starlet who feels strongly about speaking up for refugees around the world.
“As we mark 40 years of Pakistan’s solidarity with Afghan refugees, it was a pleasure to meet @Refugees link Ambassador @TheMahiraKhan . link thank her and all Pakistanis for their extraordinary support,” he wrote.
A Refugee Summit was held in Islamabad to mark 40 years of hosting Afghan refugees in Pakistan. Addressing the summit, UN Chief said that the world must act and deliver for Afghan refugees.
The *Raees* actor had volunteered at the Afghan refugee camps in Karachi and Peshawar for UNHCR.
In December last year, Mahira featured in a UNHCR video along with fellow Goodwill Ambassadors and raised the plight of refugees.
“Pakistan has hosted the refugees for nearly forty years thereby setting an example for the world,” she said.
She was named as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ (UNHCR) Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan in November 2019.