Mushfiqur Rahim has been named as UNICEF’s newest National Ambassador in Bangladesh to promote children’s rights throughout the country. As a UNICEF National Ambassador, Mushfiq will help to raise awareness about children’s rights and issues like right to education , affecting youth the impact of poverty and discrimination, and children’s need for protection against violence, abuse and exploitation
‘We’d like to extend a warm welcome to Mushfiqur Rahim as he joins UNICEF as a National Ambassador. With his strong commitment to child rights – along with his prestige, talent and presence – he will reach the hearts and minds of people throughout Bangladesh,’ said Tomoo Hozumi, Representative, UNICEF Bangladesh..
‘Child rights and the work of UNICEF are close to my heart, and this is an important opportunity for me to lend my voice. As a cricket player and a father, I will do my best to bring people together to create positive change for children, especially the most vulnerable,’ Mushfiq said on last Sunday.
‘We are very pleased that Mushfiqur Rahim is maintaining a long-standing tradition among the cricket fraternity to amplify the voices of children. It is our sincere hope that this close collaboration with UNICEF will contribute to the health and wellbeing of children in Bangladesh,’ said BCB chief executive officer Nizamuddin Chowdhury.