Pakistani woman wins $1 million jackpot in Dubai

Published: November 6, 2018
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Dubai Duty-Free organises series of special promotions as part of its promotional activity celebrating Diwali. PHOTO COURTESY: KHALEEJ TIMES

Dubai Duty-Free organises series of special promotions as part of its promotional activity celebrating Diwali. PHOTO COURTESY: KHALEEJ TIMES

A Pakistani national won $1 million in the latest draw of the Dubai Duty-Free raffle on Tuesday, Khaleej Times reported.

Fehmida Tanveer, who has been living in Dubai for the last 10 years, said: “Thank God for this wonderful news! It our first time to win this big and this will definitely go a long way.”

She held ticket No.0373 in series 285, which she bought online along with her husband.

Dubai Duty-Free celebrated Diwali at the Dubai International Airport with a special reception held in honour of Vipul, the Indian Consul General to Dubai.

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Following the lucky draw, a presentation was made for the previous winner, Sourav Dey, a 45-year-old Indian national living in Dubai, who won in series 284 with ticket No. 3070.

“I’m especially delighted to attend the presentation and to meet the Dubai Duty-Free team who made this happen along with Consul General Vipul,” Dey said.

Dubai Duty-Free organises series of special promotions as part of its promotional activity celebrating Diwali.

The two-day shopping frenzy in which discount offers of up to 20 per cent were offered from November 1 to 2 for all arriving and departing passengers travelling through Dubai International and Al Maktoum International Airport generated Dh61.3 million in sales.

The article originally appeared in Khaleej Times

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  • Jamshed Akbar
    Nov 7, 2018 - 7:04AM

    “Thank God for this wonderful news!” She said
    This gambling gain will indeed go a long way in helping her her family.
    Good luck to her and her family.Recommend

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