Bangladeshi expat in UAE wins almost Tk 50 crore in raffle

Arif Khan. Photo: Gulf Today


Bangladeshi expat wins raffle

Arif Khan. Photo: Gulf Today

A Bangladeshi expat in the United Arab Emirates recently won 20 million dirhams in a raffle held in Abu Dhabi.

Arif Khan (36) from Dhaka, who lives in Sharjah and runs a car service shop there, has won Big Ticket Abu Dhabi‘s “Mighty 20 Million” jackpot, reports the Khaleej Times.

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When asked what he planned to do with the money which amounted to over BDT 48 crore, he said he was still in shock at the news.

“I don’t know. The fact that I won 20 million dirhams is still being felt. It was only about half an hour ago that I started hearing those numbers: ’20 million of dirhams’,” he told the Khaleej Times. .

“I didn’t make any plans. I saw Big Ticket promotions on social media platforms and got interested. I had never tried my luck before. I worked in Saudi Arabia for 12 years My business moved there. But now everything is fine,” he added.

“I always used to buy tickets alone. I was just trying my luck. I never bought another lottery ticket in my life. I had been buying them for a year,” he said. he declares.

Arif has lived in Sharjah for four years and is a happy family man.

He said he wanted to use the winning amount to help those in need.

“I have two children, my wife and my parents. My brother runs a store here. We are a happy family. I hope this money can be used to help others. Money is the most dangerous thing in the world. world. So I want to use it to help others and not let myself be changed,” he added.

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