Under the chairmanship of Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, the Board of Trustees of Al Falah University held its first meeting for the Academic Year 2019-2020. Members of the board include His Excellency Jamal Bin Huwairab, His Excellency Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Mr. Ahmed Said Brook Al Humairi, Mr. Mohammed Atatreh, Mr. Mazin Al Khatib, Dr. Noor Aldeen Atatreh and Prof. Abdelhafid Belarbi, President of Al Falah University.

The meeting opened with a word from the Chairman of the Board of Trustees in which he thanked all previous members and wished the current members success in serving the university and the higher education sector in the United Arab Emirates and the Emirate of Dubai.

The President of the University gave a detailed presentation of the most important achievements of AFU during the previous academic year and what was achieved from the university’s five-year strategic plan (2015-2020).

The university’s programs at the bachelor’s and master’s levels were reviewed, as well as future accreditation plans for new programs, to respond to the needs of the labor market.

The Board also discussed the university's research plan, how to develop it, ways to increase the research output of faculty members through participation in scientific conferences and the publication of research papers in scientific journals listed in the SCOPUS database.

AFU’s risk management plan and strategy, organizational structure, expansion plans for development projects, and building the permanent headquarters of Al Falah University were also discussed.

Towards the end of the meeting, the members of the Board thanked Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Board, for the fruitful meeting and wished Al Falah University more success.