An Indian national who spent 37 years in Dubai finally struck gold when his ticket no.0338 in Series 253 has won him US$1 Million in the latest Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire draw held at Terminal 3, Concourse B of Dubai International Airport.
Mr. Kalapparambath Mohamed Ali Musthafa, a 58-year old father of three, who recently retired as .sales representatives for Gulf Target Holdings LLC, is now back in Kerala, India after being with the company for 17 years. He bought his third ticket for the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire promotion at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in August, just a few days before flying back home to India for his retirement.
The winner said he has no immediate plans as yet with his US$1 million prize money and commented: “I am very grateful to Dubai Duty Free for this new fortune which I will share with my family especially to my two sons living in Abu Dhabi”.
The Finest Surprise Draw to win a luxury bike was conducted directly after the Millennium Millionaire promotion, which was won by a seven-year old Muhammad Hamdan Faisal. Muhammad’s father, Mr. Faisal Malik, a Dubai-based Pakistani national bought ticket no. 0433 in Series 315 under his son’s name.
Mr. Faisal, owner of an auto-parts business, is a regular participant in Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise promotion.
Present at today’s Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise draw was Ramesh Cidambi, COO, Salah Tahlak, Executive Vice President – Corporate Services, Nic Bruwer, Executive Vice President – Commercial, Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice President – Marketing, Sean Staunton, Senior Vice President – Retail Sales and Michael Schmidt, Senior Vice President – Retail Support.<< Back