Shehzad Roy is a popular Pakistani singer, who works as a social worker and a humanitarian. He is the president and founder of Zindagi Trust, a non-government charitable.
It’s a proud moment for Pakistan and for Shehzad Roy also. He has been appointed as National Goodwill Ambassador for United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
— UNODC (@UNODC) October 30, 2017
Roy took to Twitter and express:
It's an honour to be designated as the UNODC National Goodwill Ambassodor. https://t.co/zgdOJejjci
— Shehzad Roy (@ShehzadRoy) October 30, 2017
The UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov said,
“Throughout his career as a singer, social worker and a humanitarian, Mr Roy has shown an unwavering commitment to tackling illicit drugs.” “His position as one of Pakistan’s most famous singers, his enduring popularity with young people, and his energy and undoubted talent, will help UNODC publicise the dangers of drug abuse,”
Famous personalities came forward and congratulate him on Twitter:
Congratulations Shehzad! :)
— Muniba Mazari (@muniba_mazari) October 31, 2017
Young Social Advocate for girls Malala
Congratulations @ShehzadRoy! Thank you for being a change-maker, giving hope and future to many vulnerable youth and children.
— Malala (@Malala) October 30, 2017
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) October 30, 2017
— Ahsan Iqbal (@betterpakistan) October 30, 2017