The ideology and works of Dr. Kabir Stori have inspired millions of Afghans around the world. He was a true patriot and loved his language very much. In his poetic works, he openly expressed his emotional attachment to his homeland and people. His dream of a Loy Afghanistan and the unification of Pashtuns has enlightened the thought process of many. It is said that great people leave behind a great legacy, apart from the poetry and long political struggle. He is dead, but his vision and dream live on: His grandson brings Pashto essentially to the Internet’s forefront.
The legacy of Dr. Stori has successfully been preserved by his grandson Pohyal Stori.
Pohyal is a young man with significant accolades.
Like his name, which means a knowledgeable star in Pashto, he has lightened the world by his miraculous talents. Pohyal Stori is a self-made man with a passion for computers and the way it works. Start programming at the age of 9; he got an internship in one of the world’s best tech companies. He was even the managing director of his language department. He is fighting for his mother tongue, Pashto, in a new and more effective way. Pohyal has done a bachelor’s in computer science and owns several IT companies. He has done things that people of his age can only dream of.
At the age of 16, Pohyal published the language Pashto at Google Translate.It ensures that Pashto, his mother tongue, and Afghanistan’s official language are automatically developed further.Languages and culture define a nation. The rich the culture and the beautiful the language, the more is the chances of survival of that nation.
People like Pohyal Stori are Frontline warriors protecting the true essence of Pashtun culture and language. In today’s world, everything is getting revolutionized. He has made an enormous influence on raising awareness of Pashto and the Pashtun culture to the masses via the Internet. What Afghanistan needs now is such young people and their drive to educate themselves and commit to third-world countries’ development and growth.
More than a language, Pashto is a family heritage for Pohyal. He wants it to be known as Afghanistan’s identity.
Languages have come out of books and have been uploaded to the digital world. A country like Afghanistan, which has faced 40 years of war, could come back to its valid only because of stars like him. The war of survival that he has been fighting is not merely required appreciation but also support.
Technology and languages know no boundaries.