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Pakistani Child Prodigy's Stamp Issued

Friday, 03 February 2012, 05:08 Hrs   |    1 Comments
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Islamabad: Pakistan's postal department Thursday issued a commemorative postage stamp as a tribute to Arfa Karim Randhawa, who became the world's youngest Microsoft Certified Professional at the age of nine in 2004 but died last month.

The child prodigy died Jan 16 following complications resulting from an epileptic stroke, the Geo News reported.

The stamp's launching by the Pakistan Post coincided with the young prodigy's birthday which was on February 2.

Earlier, Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Firdous Ashiq Awan said that Pakistan will bring out a book on Arfa Karim inorder to pay homage to world's youngest IT specialist who was a trendsetter and role model for youth of the country.

Source: IANS
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1: A Microsoft child prodigy at the age of eight. Smart indeed.
Posted by:Laila - 03 Feb, 2012