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Friday, January 18, 2008

Arab spends almost 7 million USD on car plate

Okay, it's a bit old news but it's too cool not to post. A businessman from the United Arab Emirates has spent 6.8 million dollars on his license plate. His plate hold the number "5". The tycoon paid 25.2 million dirhams for the special plate on his red Rolls Royce. The money was raised at a charity auction. According to a newspaper called Emarat al-Youm, the current owner is Talal al-Khoari. A businessman from the United Arab Emirates, 35 years of age. Khoari isa chief executive of a holding firm. He will donate one third of his wealth to charity.

"Although I am convinced that number five is not worth even one million (dirhams), I would have bought without hesitation had it reached 50 million so long as the purpose is charity."


Anonymous MosPos said...

Damn thats sick... The plate costs more then the car itself...

January 24, 2008 at 4:44 PM


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