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Mehwish Hayat named goodwill ambassador for girls’ rights

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Actress Mehwish Hayat has been appointed as the goodwill ambassador for girls by the Ministry of Human Rights.

The Punjab Nahi Jaungi superstar shared the news in a video message on Twitter saying, “Delighted to be appointed by the Ministry of Human Rights as Goodwill Ambassador for the rights of the girl child.”

“This is something close to me and I look forward to actively raising awareness of the issues to be addressed. Let’s give girls a better future they deserve,” said the actress brimming with joy.

Brimming with joy the 36-year-old actress said, “I feel privileged to be able to play a role in helping girls know and get their rights. I foresee a Pakistan where females are given equal opportunities to study.”

She also asked for support in her cause to secure a better future for girls in Pakistan. The announcement comes just as the International Day of the Girl Child also known as the Day of Girls is being observed today.

The starlet was awarded the Pride of Performance accolade in Norway in August. She also received Tamgha e Imtiaz for her contributions to the entertainment industry by the President.

She also featured in the list of top five influential Muslim women in the world by the international magazine, The Muslim Vibe, last month.

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