Dubai: Canadian expat living in Dubai is the latest winner of the $ 1 million (Dh 3.67 million) raffle for the Dubai Millennium Millennium Millennium Millennium Bonus and Best Surprises raffle held here today .
Ibrahim T., 42, became the latest winner of the Millennium Millionaire Series 364 with ticket number 3031, which he bought on July 6 while traveling to Jordan for a vacation.
Ibrahim, who was a frequent visitor to Dubai for many years, decided to make the emirate his home by applying for residency. He has been a regular buyer of Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire tickets for ten years now.
The Canadian expatriate runs a film distribution company with offices in Dubai, Jordan and Egypt. He was delighted to hear of his victory, but wished to remain anonymous and not share his photo.
Ibrahim is the ninth Canadian national to win $ 1 million since the start of the Millennium Millionaire promotion in 1999.
Following the Millennium Millionaire raffle, the Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprises raffle was also held for three luxury vehicles.
Dubai-based Iranian expat Abdolhossein Keshavarz, 62, won a Mercedes Benz GLS 580 4M (Polar White) car, with ticket number 0620 in Finest Surprises Series 1779, which he purchased online on July 1 . A regular participant in Dubai Duty Free’s promotion for four years now, Keshavarz has purchased two tickets for the 1779 series.
Businessman and Dubai resident since 1996, Keshavarz owns an export cosmetics business. “I am very happy with this victory,” he said.
Indian expat Sean Middleton won a Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron XL 1200NS (Vivid Black) motorcycle, with ticket number 0751 in the 462 series, which he purchased online on July 6. Middleton, however, could not be contacted.
Indonesian expatriate Martha Rosari, 36, living in Dubai, won a BMW R 1250 R (HP Edition) motorcycle, with ticket number 0704 in the 463 series, which she bought on July 14 at the international airport from Dubai, where she works for Emirates airline. as the chief agent of airport services.
Rosari got lucky for the second time as she had previously won an Indian Vintage Dark Horse (Thunder Black Smoke) motorcycle, with ticket number 0512 in the 437 series in January 2021. She is currently the only Indonesian national to win a motorcycle since its introduction in the Best Surprises promotion in 2002.
Commenting on her victory, she said, “It is such an incredible blessing! I just celebrated my birthday three days ago.
Rosari had bought six tickets for the 437 series and shared the cost of the ticket with three other colleagues.
The Millennium Millionaire draw was made by Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Dubai Duty Free; Ramesh Cidambi, COO; Salah Tahlak, Executive Vice President – Corporate Services; and Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice President – Marketing.