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Dubai Duty Free Announces 254th Winner Of US$1 Million In Its Millennium Millionaire Promotion
(17 October 2017)


Dubai Duty Free conducted the draw for its Millennium Millionaire Promotion in Series no. 254   with ticket no. 1348, which was held this morning in Concourse B of Dubai International Airport.   The lucky winner was a 73-year old Malaysian national, Mr. Prabhakaran N. S. Nair, a regular participant of this popular promotion.

Commenting on his recent win, Mr Nair said: “I’m very happy to hear such a fantastic news, and this is such a   great Diwali present that I would never forget.” Mr Nair is the second Malaysian national to have won US$1 million since the inception of the Millennium Millionaire in 1999.

Following the draw, the presentation to previous Millennium Millionaire winner in Series no. 253 -ticket no. 0338, also took place. Mr. Kalapparambath Mohamed Ali Musthafa, a retiree and who has worked in Dubai for 37 years, was flown in from India to receive the giant US$1million ceremonial cheque. Mr. Kalapparambath thanked Dubai Duty Free for its great promotions and for helping him realise his dreams.

Furthermore, a Finest Surprise Draw was conducted directly after the Millennium Millionaire, with Mr. Mohammed Shabeer being named as a winner of BMW S 1000 RR (Granite Grey Metallic / Black Storm Metallic) in Series no. 316 with ticket no. 0582.

Mr. Shabeer, a 29-year old technical engineer from International Marketing Services Company in Dubai, bought his first ever ticket from Dubai Duty Free online site. “I’m very excited and happy that I won, and I’d like to thank Dubai Duty Free for this wonderful opportunity”, said Mr Shabeer delightedly. 

Another winner to take home a stylish motorbike BMW S 1000 R (Catalano Grey) is Mr. Mulla Gous Mohidin who bought his ticket no. 0457 in Series 317. The winner was not available for immediate comment but will no doubt be surprised when he learns of his fantastic win.

After the draw and presentation the Dubai Duty Free team commenced its Diwali celebrations with a cutting of the Diwali cake held at the themed area in Concourse B. 

During the 5-day festival period, Dubai Duty Free has rolled out across Dubai Duty Free in Dubai International Airport a special promotion in the themed retail areas offering the most popular products for Indian consumers.

Present at today’s draw and Diwali celebrations was  Colm McLoughlin - Executive Vice Chairman and CEO, Ramesh Cidambi - Chief Operating Officer, Salah Tahlak – Executive Vice president – Corporate Services, Nic Bruwer – Executive Vice President - Commercial, Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice President – Marketing, Saba Tahir-Senior Vice President-Purchasing and other senior officials.


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