ISLAMABAD: Singer-turned-actor Ali Zafar has been named the ambassador for Namal Knowledge City, a dream project for Prime Minister Imran Khan.
“Honoured to be nominated ambassador to the first & biggest knowledge city in Pakistan “Namal Knowledge City” envisioned by the honourable Prime Minister Imran Khan designed by Tony Ashai. Knowledge is key for the development of a country and its people,” said Zafar in a message on Twitter.
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. Knowledge is key for the development of a country and its people. pic.twitter.com/ttQn4cuyA0
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) October 25, 2020
Separately, PM Khan shared the master plan of his “dream knowledge city” on Twitter. The project is expected to complete by 2027.
The Master Plan of my dream to build Pakistan’s first knowledge city. pic.twitter.com/uxZKAUGFzc
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) October 26, 2020
While performing a groundbreaking ceremony of Namal Knowledge City phase I in Mianwali yesterday, PM Khan said he envisions the project as a centre of academic excellence for the marginalized population residing in remote areas.
It is the first project of its kind in the country “bringing together knowledge workers from all over the world to constitute one of Pakistan’s largest consortiums to acquire, create, disseminate, and utilize knowledge.