Shehzad Roy needs no introduction. He is considered one of the biggest and most successful singers of Pakistan, but more importantly, Shehzad Roy is also recognized for his many philanthropic acts.
He currently owns and runs the Zindagi Trust which is a non-profit organization that is helping in improving the quality of education for Pakistanis.
He has also been honored with Pakistan’s highest civil honor, Sitara-i-Imtiaz for his efforts in Pakistan. Now the United Nations have also recognized his efforts and have officially appointed him as the Ambassador for United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
Congrats to my friend
@ShehzadRoy on his ambassadorship – Bryan Adams
Shehzad Roy announced this prestigious honor on his Twitter account and it was immediately received by his friends and fans alike. Amongst his fans and friends, celebrities like Bryan Adams, Ali Zafar, and more congratulated him. Malala Yousafzai also tweeted her congratulatory message on her Twitter account.
During his two year term, Shehzad Roy will speak out on drug demand reduction, criminal justice, visit rehabilitation centers and educational institutions to raise awareness of drug abuse and criminal justice.