Wednesday, May 13, 2009

“Ammar Afzal” Pakistani Student Makes a World Record in Winning a Software Course

Ammar Afzal a 9th class student from Okara city wins world computer software course. according the details published in newspaper Ammar Afzal 15 years old student of 9th class in the district public school and college got the distniction by winning first global position in Stanford University England’s (SUE) World Computer Soft ware Course.On 1st May, 09, on scholarship from SUE he had moved to england for further education in his field. According to Ammar Afzal his Internet Trainor Mr Simond had challenged him in an angry mood to solve some question, and had pledged that if he succeeded to solve these questions within, Mr Simond would resign from his job. Ammar solved the computer soft ware riddles within an hour. He got 4.99 marks out of 5 in the test which was a world record. Mr Simond stuck-up to his pledge and resigned . Ammar said that he would always maintain deep regard for Mr Simond as a teacher though he might be angry with him, as he had gained a lot from him. i congratulates him for his sucess & yes this is a lesson for us that how people get sucess when there is a firm believe & great will to learn.


Here is another article published in Express News in Urdu

Here is another post on DawnNews covering the same story

Award for young computer genius
OKARA, April 23: A ninth class student of the District Public School & College who won the `world computer software competition’ organised by the Stanford University England was honoured at a ceremony here on Thursday.

“Ammar Afzal has earned dignity and honour for the nation by winning the top global position in the contest,” Sahiwal division commissioner Tariq Mehmood Khan said.

DCO Sohail Shahzad, former MPA Muhammad Arif Chaudhry, DPS&C Principal Firdous Ahmad, vice principal Muhammad Muzahar, computer trainer Khalil Ahmad and family of Ammar Afzal were present on the occasion.

The Stanford University has taken over the computer expertise of Ammar from the Brainbench, and he would fly to England for higher studies on May 1, on a scholarship from the university.

The commissioner awarded him a Rs100,000 cheque and recommended his name for further appreciation from the Punjab chief minister.



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