Tribute: Gilani approves commemorative Arfa Karim postage stamp

Arfa, who became the microsoft certified professional at the age of nine, breathed her last on January 14.


Web Desk January 20, 2012

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani approved the issuance of a commemorative postage stamp for late Arfa Karim Randhawa, the youngest certified Microsoft professional in the world on Friday.

Gilani gave approval for the commemorative stamp in recognition of Arfa’s achievements at such a young age.

Arfa, who became the microsoft certified professional at the age of nine, breathed her last on January 14 at the Combined Military Hospital in Lahore.

Arfa had an epileptic attack on December 22 and had been in a coma since, while well-wishers prayed and watched her progress closely.

COMMENTS (15)

syed atiq | 9 years ago | Reply

I wish they can have it available to buy it online with shipping to the US. I would love to have them.

Rabia Zafar | 9 years ago | Reply

@ Fatima - on 2 February, 2012 - Available at all Philatelic Bureaus/Counters across the country - main cities GPOs.

@ Lone Star - as a general rule, living people are seldom commemorated on stamps though in recent years, with this government especially, that rule has been broken more often with both the President and Prime Minister on stamps.

@ everyone - All stamps in Pakistan today are approved by the Prime Minister - this one is no different

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