Dubai: Two Indian nationals have won 250g of gold each at the ongoing Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), according to a media report.
The two won the grand raffle at the Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group (DGJG). The winners get 250g of gold each out of a total prize giveaway of 25 kg, the Gulf News report published on Monday said.
The two, Christina A S and Irfan Khan joined other winners, UAE national Yusuf Ali Al Maadi, Filipino expats Ben Samuel and Imelda Duron who all welcomed 2021 with good fortune after winning 250g of gold at the Gulf country's gala attraction of the winter season.
"It was such a relief to win this amazing prize at the end of an unpredictable year. I entered the raffle with my family and am so happy I was the one to win," the report quoted the first expat Christina A S, as saying.
Meanwhile, the second, Irfan Khan said: "This was the first time in my life I won something. Dubai is a very generous city that has always been hosting raffles and competitions, and after being here for three years I was in shock when I won. I'm overwhelmed with gratitude."
The format of the DGJG raffle is that customers who purchase jewellery at any of the 180 participating outlets across Dubai enter the draw.
(With input from agencies).