‘Sharjah 1’ plate sells for Dhs18 million
A businessman paid Dhs18million for an exclusive number plate during an auction last night. Sharjah’s plate number 1, under the 3 code, was snapped up Arif Al Zarouni, an Emirati. Car plate number 12 was sold for Dhs2.7 million, while number 786 went for Dhs800,000 to a Pakistani businessman. The Pakistani man told 7DAYS: “I bought this because it is my lucky number... I am optimistic about it.” Car plate number 123 was sold for Dhs755,000, number 911 for Dhs365,000, and car number 9111 for Dhs102,000.
Other numbers sold during the auction at the Al Jawaher Convention Centre included 12345 for Dhs190,000 and 1971 for Dhs47,000.