Nation’s Pride Girl “Arfa Karim Randhawa” passed away due to cardiac arrest on 14th January 2012. She became a public figure after becoming the youngest Microsoft Certified Professional in 2004. She was also invited by Bill Gates to visit the Microsoft Headquarters in the USA.
The world’s youngest Microsoft certified IT expert of Pakistan Arfa Abdul Karim Randhawa is being remembered on her 11th death Anniversary.
Arfa Karim Randhawa was born in Faisalabad on 2 February 1995. Arfa represented Pakistan on various international forums including the TechEd Developers Conference. The IT expert little girl was a unique genius who met the Founder of Microsoft Bill Gates when she won the Microsoft Certified Professional title. Arfa was the first to win the title of the World’s youngest Microsoft Certified Professional in 2004. She kept that title till 2008.
She also honored the Fatima Jinnah Gold Medal from Prime Minister. She also receives the Pride of Performance award from President Pakistan, becoming the youngest recipient of this award. She also received the Salaam Pakistan Youth Award again in August 2005 from the President of Pakistan.
On 22 December 2011, she suffered a cardiac arrest after an epileptic seizure that damaged her brain. She was admitted to CMH in critical condition. On 9 January 2012, Bill Gates contacted Arfa’s parents and directed his doctors to adopt “every kind of measure” for her treatment.
But God has different Plans and the Precious Gem Arfa died in a hospital in Lahore on 14 January 2012, at age 16. After her death, a science park in Lahore named the Arfa Software Technology Park was named after her. With her God-gifted abilities, she brought glory to Pakistan,s name.
That’s the Reason Nation Remembers him.