Friday, 22 November 2019

Mehwish becomes goodwill ambassador for girls’ rights

LONDON: Pakistan’s leading actress Mehwish Hayat’s cap as she has been appointed a goodwill ambassador for girls’ rights by the Ministry of Human Rights.

The recipient of the prestigious Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Hayat, announced about her appointment in a video message on micro-blogging website, saying: “Delighted to be appointed by the Ministry of Human Rights as Goodwill Ambassador the rights of the girl child.”

The ‘Load Wedding’ star – who has been vocal about humanitarian issues, said: “This is something close to me & I look forward to actively raising awareness of the issues to be addressed. Let’s give girls the better future they deserve.”

Having been filled with enthusiasm, Hayat said: “It is an honour for me to play a crucial role in helping girls get their rights. I wish to see a Pakistan where girls are given the opportunities to get education.” She also appealed to the nation to support her in mission to give girls the better future they deserve.

 

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“Let’s give girls the better future they deserve,” she added. Her announcement comes on the day when International Day of the Girl Child was observed on October 11.

 

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In August, Hayat was awarded the Pride of Performance in Norway. Addressing the event, she had conveyed Pakistan’s message of peace.

In March, the famed Pakistani actress received Tamgha-e-Imtiaz for her outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment. She was also appointed the Muslim charity Penny Appeal’s brand ambassador.

 

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Last month, the actress made it to the list of The Muslim Vibe’s top five Muslim women in the world.

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