In yet another story of Indians getting lucky in Dubai, Indians have won all the three lucky draws held by Dubai Duty Free at Concourse B of Dubai International Airport today.
Mr. Francis Xavier Arippattuparambil Cleetus, a 46 year old father of two, living in Sharjah won US$ 1 million (Rs 6.58 crore) in the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire Promotion.
Mr. Cleetus, a boat captain in Sharjah Sea Port, purchased his winning ticket online had no words to say, but exclaimed: “I’m very glad that I won! Now I can bring my family here!”
Following the draw, two winners were announced in the Finest Surprise Promotion.
The lucky winner to take home the stylish BMW X6 50i M Sport (Space Grey Metallic) is Mr Rahul Hazra, a Dubai-based Indian national, who is now looking forward to have his first drive in his brand new car.
Mr Hazra, a regular buyer of Finest Surprise tickets in Dubai Duty-Free, purchased his winning ticket no. 0189 in Series no. 1648 on his way to Poland, where the news of his win caught him.
While Maximilian Dsouza, an Indian expat from Dubai, who purchased the ticket under his son’s name Vivaan, has become a winner of a Ducati Hypermotard 939 (Red) in Series no. 300 with ticket no. 0859.
Mr Dsouza, a 34-year-old business travel consultant from Dnata, had purchased his winning ticket online.
The latest Dubai Duty-Free Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise draw was conducted by Dubai Duty-Free officials headed by Colm McLoughlin – Executive Vice Chairman and CEO, Ramesh Cidambi – Chief Operating Officer, Nic Bruwer – Executive Vice President – Commercial, Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice President – Marketing and Michael Schmidt, Senior Vice President – Retail Support.