Please Pray for Arfa Karim, World's Youngest MCP in Critical Condition
Who, What and Where is Arfa Karim RandhawaArfa Karim Randhawa (born 1995) is a student from Faisalabad, Pakistan, famous for her world record of becoming World's Youngest Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) in 2004. She was invited by Bill Gates, Chairman Microsoft to meet her and to visit the Microsoft Headquarters in USA as an acknowledgment to her achievement.
Karim had also earned her an Flight Certificate by flying a plane in Dubai at the age of just 10. She was also a key-note speaker at the Tech-Ed Developers Conference, where she was the only Pakistani among over 5,000 developers in 2006.
Arfa Karim has received the Fatimah Jinnah Gold Medal in the field of Science and Technology, presented by the Prime Minister of Pakistan. She also received the Salaam Pakistan Youth Award again in August 2005 by the President of Pakistan and Presidential Award for Pride of Performance, highest civil award in Pakistan (Arfa is also the youngest recipient of this award ever).
Arfa has been interviewed by almost all of Pakistan's known television channels and newspapers. She is currently 16 years old and is studying at Lahore Grammar School Paragon Campus in her second year of A Levels.
What Happened to Arfa KarimThe Little Genius Lady had an epileptic attack on December 22, 2011 which damaged her heart and her brain. She is in critical condition in a hospital at Lahore, Pakistan. The doctors said:
She is on a ventilator and we might have to unplug her machines as there are hardly any chances of saving her, but we cannot take any decision against the family’s will at this moment.
According to news sources, Punjab Government offered economic support for her treatment, but her family thankfully refused to take the money.
Please Pray for Arfa KarimOnce pointing towards India Pakistan historical military stand off and the common miseries of people on both sides, The Booker Prize winner writer Arundhati Roy said:
We are nuclear giants but we are moral infantsSince power rules the world, and in today's world only "knowledge" is the power that has ability to rule and lead the world. Pakistan needs genius scientist, engineers, doctors and highly educated persons for its future sake.
In a under development nuclear powered nation of 180 millions, struggling with terrible illiteracy, militancy and social disorder... Youth like Arfa Karim is a symbol of the hope for the future of Pakistan.
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