Woman wins Dh1m after sending Dh186 to dad

DG Staff

DUBAI  16 January 2021: Nina Elmina Sanchez, a 32-year-old from the Philippines working as a guest service agent in a hotel, became a millionaire after transferring Dh186 to support her father back home.

Akhil Mohan Kumar was  announced as the winner of a brand new Lexus and Nirmal Kumar Bishan and Jitendra Pandey each won half a kilogram of gold, in the Al Ansari Exchange 2020 Winter Promotion.

Nina Elmina Sanchez, the grand prize winner, said: “I have been in the UAE for a year only and the last thing I expected was to be become a millionaire. What a great start for 2021, thank you Al Ansari Exchange for giving me this opportunity and changing my life.”

Representatives from Dubai Economic Department and Al Ansari Exchange’s management were present at the event, which was broadcasted live on the company’s social media platforms.

Mohammad Bitar, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Al Ansari Exchange, said: “This was a challenging year for everyone, and as a way to thank our loyal customers we have gone ahead with our 7th Millionaire promotion. Congratulations to our new millionaire and to all the winners. We were truly overwhelmed this year by the number of participants. We would like to thank the Department of Economic Development, Bank Al Falah, our sponsor for this promotion, and of course our valuable customers for their continued support.”

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