On Wednesday, Mahira Khan was appointed as a goodwill ambassador of the United Nations High Commissioner fro Refugees.
Mahira Khan is one Pakistan’s biggest celebrities and she knows how to user her influence to support social causes.
In 2018, the actor started to work with UNHCR to highlight the plight of 1.4 million Afghan refugees in Pakistan.
In the video shared by Mahira, she said
“I didn’t choose the cause, the cause chose me.”
The actor said Pakistan had set an example for the world by hosting refugees for the last 40 years.
Mahira has participated in field missions, visited the UNHCR’s Voluntary Repatriation Centre in Nowshera and a refugee settlement in Karachi. She accompanied the UNHCR High Commissioner Filippo Grandi during a visit too.