Another Pakistani has a Guinness World Record to her name. Yes, this time, it is a young Pakistani girl who has made the nation proud. Meet nine-year-old Pakistani girl Natalia Najam.
The Lahore-based science enthusiast has broken the record to become the fastest and youngest in the world to arrange the chemical elements of the periodic table in the shortest possible time.
Najam achieved the Guinness World Records title after arranging all elements of the periodic chart in just 2 minutes and 42 seconds on July 18, 2020. She broke the previous record of an Indian professor by 7 seconds.
Najam achieved the feat by breaking the record previously held by Indian economics professor Meenakshi Agarwal. He completed the same task in 2 minutes and 49 seconds.
The young Pakistani girl hopes that her accomplishment will encourage more children in the world and Pakistan to continue making strides in science and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Watch her the young girl beaming and screaming with happiness as the judges gave her a resounding thumbs up after she sets the new record.
Pakistani kid Natalia Najam,a Science enthusiast broke Guinness World Record in #Chemistry. She is now the youngest & fastest person to arrange all elements of the periodic table in record time
The previous record holder was a India Chemistry Professor.
— Gwadar Pro Official (@Gwadar_Pro) July 30, 2020
Many Pakistanis are over the moon. On social media, many lauded Najam’s success. Many of the social media users are calling her ‘Pakistan’s young scientist.’
Najam is truly an inspiration for young kids especially girls to take up science subjects more seriously.
And, you know what! According to Najam’s father, Hasan Najam, his daughter has never received formal schooling and has been educated at home.
Nadub Gil is also a British Pakistani boy who has won a Guinness World Record for the fastest Time Tabler. So, kids! Your quarantine time at home could be the best time to fall in love with science subjects. Try it and you can make Pakistan also.