Air Cdre Muhammad Ismail (Retd), Director Quality Assurance, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) participated in Quacquarelli Symonds - Asia Pacific Professional Leaders in Education Conference (QS-APPLE) in Singapore from 17-19 November, 2010. The theme of the Conference was ‘Helping to build world-class universities for Asia-Pacific communities through global partnership and collaboration’. The event was attended by 721 delegates from 240 institutions / universities in 43 countries. About 20 universities/organizations set-up their stalls in the Conference. The Conference provided the participants an opportunity to network with the representatives of various organizations and universities from across the world and share the experience of experts about improving the quality of education for international competitiveness and building the world-class universities.