PESHAWAR – The vice chancellors of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa public sector universities have unanimously resolved to convene a national conference of all Pakistan universities vice chancellors to look into the matter of financial constraints being faced by higher education institutions in the country. They also decided to seek an immediate audience with the Chief Minister and Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in order to apprise them with the situation. VCs said they feel that the university employees deserve to get 20 per cent increase in salary announced in budget and the same is there right. However, the university has not received the necessary funds required for it and they will take the issue directly to the relevant quarters and fight for the cause of its employees and students. For the time being the annual increase cannot be extended to them because of the poor monitory position of varsity, they said.The meeting of KP Vice Chancellors held in University of Peshawar was jointly chaired by VC, UoP Prof Dr Qibla Ayaz and UET VC Imtiaz Gillani. The meeting passed a unanimous resolution and condemned the sacrilegious movie made in United Stated calling it a move to play with the sentiments and religious faith of Muslims which could harm the Muslim and non-Muslim world.The meeting was also attended by Vice Chancellor Islamia College University Prof Dr Noor Jehan, VC KUST Nasir jamal Khattak, VC, Swat University Prof Dr Jehanzeb, Prof Dr Ihsan Ali VC, Abdul Wali Khan University, Syeda Farhana Jehangir VC, Benazir Women University Peshawar, Dr Mansoor A Kundi Vice Chancellor Gomal University, Prof Dr Asmatullah Khan VC, Bannu University, Prof. Dr Khan Bahadar Marwat Vice Chancellor KP Agricultural University Peshawar, Prof Dr Hafeezullah Vice Chancellor Khyber Medical University and Director IM Sciences Prof Dr Mohsin. All the Vice Chancellor demanded of the provincial government to form a task force for drawing map for the establishment of Higher Education Council ato address the issues of higher education in the province in the post 2014 scenario.