Kris Aquino agrees to be UNCHR honorary patron, first step to becoming Ambassador of Goodwill

GMA News Online reports that Kris Aquino accepted the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees' (UNHCR) offer to be an "honorary patron," the first step to becoming an Ambassador of Goodwill.

GMA News Online reports that Kris Aquino accepted the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees' (UNHCR) offer to be an "honorary patron," the first step to becoming an Ambassador of Goodwill.

Lats night, Aquino tweeted that she had accepted UNCHR’s appointment.  She posted: "Just finished UNHCR dinner. I accepted their appointment. I’m in excellent company. Angelina Jolie is the UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. I’m honorary patron together w/ Luol Deng of the Chicago Bulls, Khaled Hosseini author of A Thousand Splendid Suns & Kite Runner & Yao Chen from China, super pretty actress & their twitter queen w/ 13 million followers."

 

In another tweet, Aquino pointed out: "Luol Deng, Khaled Hosseini & I share 1 thing in common, all of us have families who were granted political asylum & we benefited greatly from the experience of living in freedom."

 

Aquino also said that she is looking forward to doing good work with UNHCR for the next two years.

 

For more on this story, log on to GMA News Online.

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