Prof. Dr. Attaullah Shah Vice Chancellor KIU attended one day VCs Conference at Islamabad. The important issues like financial challenges, Safety and Security of students and staff at Universities as well as preventive measures against spread of Corona virus COVID-19 were discussed. Minister for Federal Education and Professional trainings Senator Mr. Shafquat Mehmood was the chief guest. Dr. Tariq Banuri Chair HEC and Chair VCs Committee Dr. M. Ali Shah VC QAU were guest of honor and facilitators. The conference was attended by about 150 VCs from public and private sectors. In his welcome address chair VC committee Dr. Muhammad Ali welcomes the delegates and highlighted the issues faced by the Universities which mainly include financial constraints, lack of autonomy, pension issues of old University, quality of Education and research, COVID-19. He appreciated close collaboration of chair HEC and his team with PM office to highlight the issues faced by Universities. Later Chair HEC gave details of various initiatives to strengthen the funding of HEIs, performance based incentives, Safety and Security of students and staff, quality assurance and practical aspects of qualification. To strengthen the attributes of graduates, he shared that Mandatory Summer internship Program is introduced.