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Priyanka to promote UNICEF and eco-friendly campaigns

Published: Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 10:01 [IST]

Actress Priyanka Chopra apart from acting is taking keen interest in different activities related to the environment and society. She is recently in news for her being appointed as the National Brand Ambassador of UNICEF on Tuesday. Priyanka feels honoured for the formal opportunity given to her for bringing awareness about a lot of issues related to children. Along with working for children Priyanka will also be seen as the Nation Wide Green Ambassador for promoting the eco-friendly campaign in India.

Mr. Jairam Ramesh, the Environment and Forests Minister of India, says that he has been speaking to Priyanka regarding several environment friendly campaigns, which would take place on a national basis. There are projects like tiger conservation as well as river cleaning. Priyanka has given her consent to carry out such projects further.

The actress is, at present, the green ambassador for an environment campaign kicked by Greenathon. She was also there to announce Green Awards. Thus we can see, she has plunged into the eco-friendly and social activities. She said that it feels great to be the national green ambassador. Other personalities present at the show, included Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chief RK Pachauri, Prannoy Roy and several officials from Toyota.

Topics: anjaana anjaani, ranbir kapoor, priyanka chopra
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