Patron in Chief
Prof. Dr. Murtaza Jafri
National College of Arts

Prof. Dr. Murtaza Jafri, Principal of National College of Arts, has maintained a visionary approach to art and design. He encourages the ethos of creative enrichment, critical thinking, inclusive approach, imparting progressive ideals and disseminating awareness of art and design to the public at large. It is with great delight that he welcomes you all to be part of this unique Textile Design Conference and hopes everyone benefits from the knowledge we share with one another.

Chief Organizer
Dr. Iram Zia Raja,
Head of Department
Textile Design, National College of Arts

Dr. Iram Zia Raja, Head of Department of Textile Design, has been at NCA for more than two and a half decades. She has closely seen textiles evolve and is a true believer in incorporating the sensibilities of the traditional, the classical and the contemporary in textile design. Dr. Iram is an advocate in bringing better possibilities for Pakistan’s textile design education and industrial sector. Together, with her team, she welcomes you all to National College of Arts, for the first Textile Design Conference and hopes it will open new avenues as well as newer ventures.


Our respected textile design faculty members are the key organizers to NCA-NCT’21;

Umer Hameed

Maham Sarwar

BFA. (Textile Design), PU
MA Textile Design, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Minahil Fatima

B.Des. Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design, Lahore