A meeting held with the senior officials of Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Lahore on September 15th 2017. The discussion involved chalking out the policy framework to establish international universities at Lahore Knowledge Park. The meeting was virtually chaired by Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman HEC from Islamabad. Mr. Nazeer Hussain, Director General HEC, Lahore was also present in the meeting. Team of LKPC was represented by Dr. Zafar Iqbal Qureshi, member Board of Directors, LKPC and Dr. Zubair Iqbal Ghouri, CEO LKPC. Dr. Zubair apprised the group about progress of Pak-Italy University, which is going to be the inaugural project at Lahore Knowledge Park. He highlighted the areas where LKPC is seeking guidance and support from HEC in terms of developing the governance charter and administrative structure of the university in alignment with the policies of Higher Education Commission. Chairman HEC ensured complete support and emphasized on making joint efforts to host the international universities at LKP. He formulated a committee of experts to assist LKP in this regard. It is pertinent to state that LKPC is collaborating with HEC on multiple other areas including capacity building of faculty for the international universities which will be established at LKP and initiatives under CPEC Knowledge Corridor.

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