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College organises regional dress show

By Afshan S. Khan
March 03, 2024
Famous TV artist Leyla Zuberi gives prizes to winners of Regional Dress fashion show organized in connection with Students Week celebrations at FG Home Economics College F11/1 on March 2, 2024. — APP
Famous TV artist Leyla Zuberi gives prizes to winners of Regional Dress fashion show organized in connection with Students Week celebrations at FG Home Economics College F11/1 on March 2, 2024. — APP

Islamabad : Federal College of Home Economics and Management Sciences F-11/1, celebrated students’ week. The event featured a variety of programs, including a Regional dress show, flower-making, and cooking competitions.

Famous TV artist Laila Zuberi graced the occasion as the esteemed chief guest, bringing her renowned presence from the Pakistani drama industry and worthy Principal Prof Rozina Faheem presided the ceremony.

The cooking competition was overseen by Naveeda Anjum and Dr. Asma Afreen, while the flower-making competition was judged by Ghazala Abdullah and Parwana Maqsood. The glamorous ‘Dress Show Competition’ was adjudicated by Nadia Mehmood, Hooria Arshad, and Sana Tanveer. In the dress exhibition, participants showcased attire representing various regions of Pakistan, encompassing Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir.

The students designed their own colourful dresses, which reflects the colours of all provinces of Pakistan and presented the Pakistani culture in a beautiful way. The dresses featured ‘kadahi’ embroidery, silk work, organza, beet work, network, silk & thread work, zari work. Apart from that, the artistic jewellery was also worn along with the dresses.

Subsequently, during the second phase of the exhibition, attendees displayed garments reflective of the Basant festival. Enthusiastic participation was observed from students representing diverse colleges across the event's competitions.

In the flower making competition, the first prize was initially awarded to Oyena Malik from FGCHMS, F-11/1. However, in adherence to the host college's tradition, she graciously withdrew from contention, and the first prize was subsequently conferred upon Sahar Shahzadi from IMCG, F-7/2. Ayesha Ahmed from IMCG, F-6/2 secured the second prize, while the third position was claimed by Aqsa Shahid from IMCG, Humak. Additionally, the consolation prize was bestowed upon Fatima Habib from IMCG, G-10/4.

In the cooking competition, Naina Ibrar from IMCG, Humak, clinched the first prize. Noor UL Huda Rizwan from FGCHMS F-11/1 initially secured the second prize but graciously withdrew as per the host college's tradition. Consequently, the second prize was awarded to Saima Zahra from IMCG, F-7/4 (Margala). Ateeqa Batool from IMCG, F-10/4 claimed the third prize, while the consolation prize was bestowed upon Fatima Zehra from IMCG, F-7/2.