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Samina Alvi

First Lady calls for pursuing floral art as a healthy pastime

ISLAMABAD: First Lady Mrs Samina Alvi on Tuesday said floral art brought beauty and creativity to the lives and homes of people who could pursue it as a healthy pastime. Addressing the floral art competition organised by Floral Art Society of Pakistan (FASP) Islamabad Chapter, the First Lady said every society needed healthy hobbies to create harmony. Floral art is a prominent way to create a pleasing and balanced effect in the lives of people, she said, adding that flowers were a source of happiness and reduced mental…

President House turns pink for breast cancer awareness campaign

ISLAMABAD: Begum Samina Alvi, wife of President Arif Alvi, on Wednesday illuminated the president house building with pink light as a part of breast cancer awareness campaign in the month of October. In a ceremony held at president house, Begum Samina Alvi pushed the button to illuminate the building in pink colour, thus marking a charity's breast cancer awareness drive. Addressing the ceremony, Begum Alvi said the month of October was being commemorated worldwide to create awareness about the breast cancer. She…