- 16-year-old Mahnoor Cheema sets world record with 34 A* grades in GCSEs.
- Former Pakistani prime ministers congratulate her and gift a MacBook Pro.
- Malala Yousafzai hosts dinner, hails Mahnoor as an inspiration.
Mahnoor Cheema, a 16-year-old British-Pakistani student, has achieved a remarkable feat, earning a world record with 34 A* grades in her GCSE exams. During a visit to London, she met with former Pakistani Prime Ministers Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif, who welcomed her and gifted her a MacBook Pro laptop.
Mahnoor expressed her gratitude, acknowledging the Sharif brothers’ commitment to Pakistan’s development and calling them inspirational leaders. Shehbaz Sharif humbly deflected the praise onto his elder brother and emphasized their dedication to education and health reforms during Nawaz Sharif’s leadership.
Nawaz Sharif, in a playful tone, praised Mahnoor’s accomplishments, congratulating her on behalf of the nation. He highlighted her as a source of national pride and praised her intelligence. Shehbaz Sharif expressed his commitment to educational reform, particularly for bright students without resources.
Mahnoor’s father, Barrister Usman, expressed his joy at the recognition and praised the Sharif brothers’ ability to inspire children.
Previously, it was reported that Mahnoor passed 34 subjects at the GCSE level, setting a UK and EU record. Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai hosted a dinner in Mahnoor’s honor, describing her as an inspiration and emphasizing the importance of education for girls worldwide.