‘Shar­jah 1’ plate sells for Dhs18 mil­lion

7 Days in Dubai - - NEWS -

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.

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