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“My work with the UNHCR has just begun”, says Mahira Khan

She was speaking at an event arranged by UNHCR in Peshawar.


Famous Pakistani actor has partnered with United Nations Human Rights Commission of Refugees (UNHCR). As being reported, she is currently in Peshawar along with organization’s Chief Filippo Grandi and UN Humanitarian Chief Mark Lowcock, as part of their three-day visit to the country.

The news of her visit to the Afghan refugee camp in Azakhel, Noshera on Saturday, are making headlines. While addressing the press conference at an event arranged after the refugee camp Mahira Khan said that, “My work with the UNHCR has just begun”.

The actors also shared her feeling for being part of this visit as she met with the Afghan refugees for the first time, “I’m very honoured to be a part of this cause”. She added further, “If we come together and try to collectively try to help the situation, however, and whatever little way we can, we are only making the future of this world better.”


“If this imperative issue is being highlighted better, if people are being much more aware if I’m present, then I’d love to contribute. More than half of the refugees are children. This is a huge thing because children are our future”.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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