After informing Al Habtoor about the institute’s expansion plans in the GCC region, Sakr discussed potential exchange programmes between universities, and expansion of AUST’s research departments. She also stressed the need for investors to assist in further growth plans.
Al Habtoor welcomed AUST’s expansion plans and commented, “I wish you the best of luck with plans to set up a university campus here. Dubai has a flourishing education sector. There are many tertiary facilities setting up here as a regional base.”