ISLAMABAD  - The Floral Art Society of Pakistan, Islamabad Chapter, (FASP), on Monday held its annual general meeting and organized a competition titled "Let's Create".

Members from Lahore, Peshawar and Karachi in addition to members from Islamabad participated in the competition, where the titles were Vertical Support, Angular Perspective and Hanging Illumination. The participants were judged by Mrs. Ambreen Irfan from Lahore, Mrs. Nafisa Tapal and Mrs. Salma Ansari from Karachi.  On the occasion, a demonstration was presented by Nafisa Tapal who is a renowned Sogetsu teacher and first one in Pakistan to have made local teachers for the Sogetsu School of Ikebana.

She was assisted by Salma Ansari, instructor at the Designscape Studio. The demonstration was titled 'Kolachi' and showed the many aspects of the city of Karachi.

They made seven outstanding arrangements with titles such as fast and furious, thinking out of box, waves in the sea, sunset to die for, various ethnic groups of the city, city that never sleeps; they dedicated a design to the beautiful people of Islamabad as well.

The audiences were enthralled by the stunning and contemporary displays that were a tribute to a brave woman 'Mai Kolachi' from whom the city of Karachi takes its name.

At the conclusion of the event, Australian Ambassador Madam Susan Hayward, who was the chief guest, awarded prizes to the winning members. According to results, Ghazala Abdullah was announced best of the show while runner-up was Tabassam Rizvi.