Dubai: An Indian expatriate living in Dubai has won Dh12 million in the latest Big Ticket draw in Abu Dhabi.
Mohammed Sameer Alan, holding ticket number 192202, has walked away with the mega prize in the draw held today.
Alan, a technician earning Dh3,300 a month, said he shared the winning ticket with six other people. However, his share of the win amounts to Dh6 million as he had paid half the ticket price of Dh500.
“I am grateful. I want to bring my wife over to Dubai and show her what a beautiful this is," said Alan.
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Alan, who used to previously do farming back in India, said he would invest some of his winning amount into farming in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. “It’s been three years since I married. I want to start a family. I also want to help my aged parents,” he said.