Pakistan's renowned singer Ali Zafar speaks during press conference.
Jabeen Adil, Staff Reporter
Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed Pakistan’s famous singer and actor Ali Zafar as the ambassador for the Namal Knowladge City.
Ali Zafar is Pakistan’s most popular singer-songwriter, actor, model and screenwriter. He has also worked in Bollywood. His debut album “Huqa Pani” sold over five million copies worldwide.
Legendary Singer and actor Ali Zafar posted on Twitter and Instagram about the news.
“Honoured to be nominated ambassador to the first & biggest knowledge city in Pakistan “Namal Knowledge City” envisioned by the honourable Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI designed by @tonyashai,” informed the celebrity in a tweet from his official handle.
He also said that “It is most fulfilling and thrilling for me that as a son born to Dr. Kanwal Ameen and Prof Muhammad Zafarullah, both of whom dedicated their life to acquire and share knowledge as educationists and always emphasised the same for us,’ God gave me the opportunity to play my part as ambassador to build a first of its kind KNOWLEDGE CITY “NAMAL”.
“A city built in a barren land as envisioned by Prime Minister Imran Khan. @imrankhan.pti designed by a dear friend @tonyashai_beverlyhills @namalknowledgecity #namalknowledgecity #imrankhan.”
“Nothing is a coincidence. Thoughts manifest reality”.
The Prime Minister also shared on his twitter account ‘the master plan of my dream knowledge city,’ the major construction of which is expected to end by 2027.
On Saturday, PM Imran Khan performed a ground breaking ceremony of Namal Knowledge City Phase 1 in Mianwali.
It is the first project in the country which will bring together knowledge workers from all over the world, according to Namal City Website.
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