Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has vowed to help flood-ravaged Pakistan.
The 35-year-old actress spoke about her concern for the impoverished citizens of the country, which has been battling rising flood waters for several weeks, at the London premiere of her new thriller Salt last night.
Angelina told reporters on the red carpet that she was liaising with her contacts at the United Nations to see what she could do to assist the Pakistani people.
“I’m doing what I can. I’m talking to Ambassador [Richard] Holbrooke, the UN and people on the ground about how we can spend our money,” Angelina said.
“It’s unraveling every minute, it seems to be getting worse so we’re trying to keep track of it.”
Angelina, who is a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, says she has not ruled out visiting Pakistan. She said she was waiting for all the news cameras to leave so she could go in and get a real idea of what was happening.
“A lot of people say it is important to visit but maybe in a month or two when the cameras go away – we don’t know when is the best time,” Angelina said. “We’re just going to keep on it and listen and take advice from the people on the ground as to what is best to do.”
Angelina donned a silver sequinned Amanda Wakeley gown and Salvatore Ferragamo heels to the premiere. The film sees her play a CIA agent who goes on the run after she is accused of being a Russian spy.