The Pakistan Post on Thursday issued a commemorative postage stamp of Rs. 8 on the 17th birth anniversary of Afra Karim, the world's youngest Microsoft Certified Professional. Arfa achieved the honour at the age of 9. She fell seriously sick in december 2011 and finally succumbed to her ailment on January 2012. Her death was a tragedy for the nation and was widely mourned and lamented.
In the meanwhile. parents of Arfa have formed Arfa Karim Foundation to help youngsters of Pakistan attain excellence in the field of IT - something that Arfa has always dreamt of.
The Pakistan Post Foundation has donated Rs 100,000 to Arfa Karim Foundation on the occasion of launch ceremony of the Arfa Karim specific commemorative stamp.