Dress-designing exhibition opens at RAC
RAWALPINDI: Visitors looking at a dress put on display during an exhibition at the Rawalpindi Arts Council.
Afshan S. Khan
An exhibition of dress-design-ing showcasing the works of students of Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) attracted a huge gathering here on Wednesday.
The wife of the Japanese ambassador. Midori Inornate, flanked by MP As Raja Hanif, Lubna Rehan Pirzada and Tehseen Fawad, inaugurated the exhibition. Over 150 dresses prepared by the students of RAC Fashion-Designing Course were displayed in the exhibition. The students used fabric painting, silk painting, screen painting and embroidery and many new techniques in their chesses under the supervision of Mary am Rani.
Addressing the gathering, Midori Inomata said that she was really impressed by the talent and skills shown by young girls. “This is die day when then-hidden treasure takes the big step of seeing the light of day,” she said.
Midori Inomata was of the view that Pakistani women have an important part to play in building Pakistan’s future. She said tliat Japan would like to continue to contribute in our small way to bringing about a better life to die women of Pakistan.
MPA Raja Hanif said that he was pleased to see the exhibition.
MPA Lubna Rehan hoped that all students would flourish in the fashion industry after completing their course.
MPA Tehseen Fawad said that the Rawalpindi Arts Council is making the women of the region highly skillful.
Naheed Manzoor said that the exhibition of fashion-designing students would boost their confidence and encourage them to pursue their courses with more attention and diligence. They could become successful entrepreneurs and run their businesses by employing skilled workers.