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Former beauty queen, established actress, producer, tv host and an environmentalist, Dia Mirza has added yet another impressive feat to her list of accomplishments with her successful appointment as United Nations Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India. A longstanding supporter of environmental conservation, Dia in her new role will work on raising awareness and seeking solutions to environmental problems that India continues to battle.
"I feel honoured and inspired by this opportunity to work with UN Environment to protect the environment and promote sustainable development. Environmental issues will be the defining challenge of this era, and I am committed to helping the UN as a Goodwill Ambassador to do everything I can to provide a better future," Dia said in a statement.
The actress has joined other accomplished UN Goodwill Ambassadors, including Gisele Bündchen, Anne Hathaway, Angelina Jolie, Katy Perry and Emma Watson.
Prachi Desai took to Instagram to congratulate her best friend with a lovely caption:
Amidst the disarray something feels right as @diamirzaofficial is appointed UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India. How amazing! We are in the best hands! Hope to be atleast a speck of help in your tireless efforts.
We are extremely proud of Dia Mirza’s appointment and wish her the best of luck in creating a greener planet because at its core, the issue of a clean environment is a matter of public health.