LAHORE: The world's youngest Microsoft Certified Arfa Karim has passed away 8 years ago. Arfa Karim has announced the name of the youngest Microsoft Certified in the world at the age of 9 years.
Arfa Karim Randhawa was born on February 2, 1995, in Faisalabad. He passed the Microsoft Certified Professional Examination at the age of just 9 years old. Arfa received other honours including the Fatima Jinnah Gold Medal, the Salaam Pakistan Youth Award, the Presidential Pride of Performance.
In 2005, Microsoft's creator Bill Gates invited Arfa Karim to come to the United States as a personal guest. Bill Gates had a special meeting with Arfa Karim and visited the Microsoft headquarters. In addition to this, Arfa Karim has been awarded a Microsoft Certified Application Certificate.
Microsoft held the 2006 Technical Developers Conference in Bar-Salona and invited only Arfa Karim from Pakistan, among more than 5,000 delegates from around the world. In addition, Arfa Karim flew a flying aircraft at the Flying Club of Dubai at the age of only 10 and received a flying certificate.
Arfa was shifted to Lahore Hospital on December 22, 2011, after suffering an epileptic seizure, where he met the creator on January 14, 2012, after living in a coma for some days but left unforgettable impressions in Microsoft's history.
The government later designates a tower in Lahore and an IT centre in Karachi named Arfa Karim