Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie met with Pakistan's Prime Minister SHAUKAT
AZIZ in Islamabad today (04MAY05) to commend and thank him for hosting Afghan
The Tomb Raider beauty's visit with Aziz came two days after a census
showed that more than 3 million Afghans were living in Pakistan. Millions of
Afghans have fled to Pakistan to escape wars and poverty since 1979, when
Soviet troops invaded
Jolie, who is a UNITED NATIONS goodwill ambassador, will meet Afghan
refugees during her three-day stay, say officials.
She accepted an invitation from Aziz to be the keynote speaker at a donors
conference to raise funds for Afghan refugees which will be hosted by Pakistan
later this year (05).
Jolie began working with the UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES