The third death anniversary of Arfa Karim, the youngest World Microsoft certified professional, was observed in Faisalabad on Wednesday. A memorial service was arranged by the district government in this regard. DCO Noorual Amin Mengal and Colonel Amjad Karim, father of the deceased, participated in the event.
The road connecting Susan Road to Government College for Women in Madina Town was renamed Arfa Karim Road on the occassion. Addressing the ceremony, Mengal said under orders from the chief minister, Chak 4/JB Ramdewali had been renamed as Arfa Karimnagar. He said the village had been declared a model village where educational and health facilities and other basic amenities would be upgraded at a cost of Rs150 million.
He said Karim had made Pakistan proud by becoming the youngest Microsoft professional. Amjad Karim thanked the DCO for efforts to recognise his daughter’s talent.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 15th, 2015.
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