Fawad Khan appointed as the UNDP National Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan


Apart from being fabulous actors, there are Pakistani stars who became champions after they raised their voices to spread awareness on social issues pertaining to great importance. From animal rights to women empowerment, the stars have been advocates of social issues while influencing and inspiring their fans across the nation. UNDP, the leading United Nations organisation fighting to end the injustice of poverty, inequality, and climate change, appointed Fawad Khan as its new National Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan. The appointment was announced during the launching ceremony of UNDP’s Sustainable Development Programme 2023 that took place in Islamabad. Speaking to the audience on the occasion, Fawad Khan commented, “I am honoured to be signed as the National Goodwill Ambassador for UNDP Pakistan. I truly believe that the Sustainable Development Goals provide us with a roadmap for peace and prosperity, for people and the planet. This is an exciting opportunity for me to raise awareness and advocate the Agenda 2030.” While UNDP Pakistan’s Resident Representative, Mr Knut Ostby said, “We are incredibly proud to have Fawad Khan as our Goodwill Ambassador. As you all know, climate change is one of the most serious and immediate risks we’re facing. I appreciate that as a spokesperson for Agenda 2030, Fawad Khan’s first advocacy support highlights climate action.”