Big Ticket officials with one of the previous winner of the Dhs10m draw in Abu Dhabi. File
Gulf Today Report
Dileepkumar Ellikkottil Parameswaran, an Indian national won Dhs10 million ($2 million) at the Big Ticket raffle in the United Arab Emirates capital city.
Dileepkumar from Kerala took home the mega prize on Sunday amid pandemic.
He bought the ticket online on April 14.
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Parameswaran was elated with his win, saying he has a loan outstanding of Dhs700,000 and therefore a part of prize money will go towards its settlement.
Big Ticket is the largest and longest-running monthly raffle draw for cash prizes and dream luxury cars in Abu Dhabi.
Tickets can be purchased online or at Abu Dhabi International Airport and Al Ain Airport's Departure Duty Free.
India has taken a major step in easing travel formalities for Emirati citizens by introducing multiple entry visas for the UAE.
Players from the four cricket mad nations — India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh — will feature in the inaugural tournament at the Volcano grounds in Shahama, Abu Dhabi, starting from Friday.
And all the eight franchises are eagerly awaiting the outcome of the meeting as they look to move into the final stages of preparations for the league to be played in the UAE this time round due to COVID-19 pandemic.
The Coromandel Express, which runs from Kolkata to Chennai, derailed and fell on the opposite track, with many people still trapped, the reports said.
Sheikh Mohammed added in a tweet on Twitter: "We found its executive director at the service counters, receiving customers, speeding up procedures, and contributing to clearing transactions. The secret shopper assured us that providing the service did not exceed five minutes."
The first lady arrived in Cairo from Amman, where she attended the wedding of Crown Prince Hussein. She is travelling to Morocco on Saturday before heading to Portugal, the final stop of her tour, on Monday.