- "I am committed to helping the UN," said Dia Mirza
- Dia is looking forward "to provide a better future"
- "I feel honoured and inspired," she added
As a Goodwill Ambassador, the actor will work with the UN to further spread the message on priority areas including clean air, clean seas, wildlife protection and climate change. Congratulating Dia to the programme, UN Environment head, Erik Solheim said he is elated to have someone of her stature whose popularity in India will help the cause immensely.
"I am delighted to have Dia join UN Environment as a Goodwill Ambassador. India faces many challenges, in particular the air pollution that is choking many of its cities. Dia's influence can help to turn the situation around and create a healthy future for Indians and their environment," he said.
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