An 11-year-old Pakistani boy has set a new Guinness World record in an international competition. Aima’az Ali Abro of Karachi set the record last month by identifying most countries from their outline in one minute.
KARACHI'S PROUD: 11yr old #Karachi boy has set a new Guinness World record in an international competition – "The most countries identified from their outline in ol1 min is 57 & was achieved by Aima'az Ali Abro, Pakistan on 8 Oct 2019 ," an announced made by @GWR website stated. pic.twitter.com/qnhgQb1OKL
— The Times of Karachi (@TOKCityOfLights) November 5, 2019
“The most countries identified from their outline in one minute is 57 and was achieved by Aima’az Ali Abro (Pakistan) in Karachi, Pakistan, on 8 October 2019,” an announcement made by Guinness World records website stated. Ali, who has left the people surprised with his extraordinary skills, is a resident of Karachi’s North Nazimabad area. After setting the Guinness World Record, the boy is determined to win a Nobel prize too.
Besides Aima’az Ali Abro, other individuals and organizations have also brought pride to Pakistan by bagging noteworthy Guinness World Records such as:
1: Largest Volunteer Ambulance Service in the World
The Edhi Foundation, a name familiar to all Pakistanis, is a non-profit social welfare program. It runs the largest fleet of ambulances in the world as the figure stands at 1,800 vehicles.
2: Youngest Nobel Laureate
Malala Yousafzai stands as the youngest individual to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for her fight against terrorism. She has since then fought for the right of education for girls everywhere.
3: Youngest Microsoft Certified Professional
Arfa Abdul Karim became famous in 2004 for earning the honor of the youngest Microsoft Certified Professional at a young age of only 9 years old. The young prodigy died in 2012 due to a cardiac arrest, an event that found the entire nation mourning.
4: Fastest Cricket Bowler
Shoaib Akhtar, a former cricketer, delivered the fastest ball at the speed of 161.3km/h in a match against England at the 2003 World Cup. He was therefore named “Rawalpindi Express” as a tribute to his hometown and bowling style.
5: Youngest Civil Judge
Muhammad Ilyas passed the examination to become a civil judge at the age of 20 years and 9 months. He gave the exam under the condition that he would not serve until the age of 23 but this condition was relaxed in view of his exemplary performance.