Shocked and surprised when she hears of winning USD 1 million in Dubai Duty-Free Diwali Raffle. Pakistani National wins USD1m in Dubai Duty-Free Diwali raffle.
Fehmida Tanveen, Pakistani National living is UAE for past 12 years is the lucky winner of Dubai Duty-Free Diwali Raffle.
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She had bought 18 tickets online with her husband who
is a salesman by profession. They had spent DH40,000 and on Tuesday came out $1
She told the Khaleej Times :
“I’m in shock. When they called me I was so surprised. Just the night before my husband was telling me he had a sixth sense and he kept saying I would win. I’ll believe it when the money is in the bank. It’s still a surprise to me,”
It is a life changing moment for the duo. As per their
plan 15% will go in donation in Pakistan, 50% will go in purchase of property
in Dubai. Rest of will be decided by the couple later.
Tuesday’s draw was held to celebrate the festival of
Diwali. It was held at Dubai International Airport.
The Indian Consul General to Dubai, Vipul, attended
the reception. Dubai Duty Free’s Executive Vice Chairman and CEO, Mr Colm
McLoughlin was also present.
In the Finest Surprise draw where Faisal Salem Al
Masoud, a Kuwaiti national won a new Bentley Bentayga car after he won in
Series 1701 with ticket number 1656.
Mr. Andrew Boxall, an Australian national from Western
Australia won an Indian Scouts motorbike in Series 350 with ticket number 0160.