The United Nations Development Programme has named Pakistani heartthrob actor Fawad Khan as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, with the goal of improving livelihood and resilience. UNDP’s Goodwill Ambassadors are inspirational individuals who serve as spokespersons to uphold the United Nations Charter and the Sustainable Development Goals. Fawad Khan was presented with UNDP Pakistan’s tales and work from throughout the country by Ayesha Babar, Head of Communications.
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The ceremony started with the contract signing between UNDP Pakistan’s Resident Representative Knut Ostby and Fawad Khan. The UNDP’s Deputy Resident Representative Aliona Niculita, Head of Communications Unit Ayesha Babar, and young beneficiaries working as green social entrepreneurs also attended.
The contract signing was followed by screening of a climate action advocacy film ‘Don’t Choose Extinction.’ The film advocates for phasing out fossil fuels for a more sustainable and equitable future.
“It is an honor for me to be named the National Goodwill Ambassador for UNDP Pakistan.” “I truly think that the Sustainable Development Goals provide us with a roadmap for peace and prosperity for people and the planet,” Fawad Khan remarked upon taking on the new position.
On the other side, Fawad Khan has also worked in Sharmeen Obaid’s Ms Marvel and will also be seen in Mahira Khan-starrer, Neelofar, the much-awaited The Return of the Maula Jatt and Faisal Qureshi directorial, Money Back Guarantee.