In­dian busi­ness­man pays US$9m for Dubai num­ber plate

The Myanmar Times - - World -

An In­dian busi­ness­man has paid US$9 mil­lion at auc­tion to grab a sin­gle-digit car reg­is­tra­tion plate in Dubai, feed­ing a pas­sion for “unique” num­ber plates. Bal­winder Sa­hani, who owns a Dubai-based prop­erty man­age­ment com­pany, spent AED 33 mil­lion on the “D5” num­ber plate, in an auc­tion or­gan­ised by the road au­thor­ity. “I have col­lected 10 num­ber plates so far. It’s a pas­sion. This num­ber will go to one of my Rolls-Royces,” he said.

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