Qatar makes a sixth millionaire

Qatar Duty Free has given yet another traveler a reason to celebrate as a prize draw of QAR 1 Million was announced.The fortunate winner, a Sudanese national, became the latest millionaire in the company’s exclusive prize draw.

Khaled Hassan Omer Ahmed, who bought his raffle ticket enroute to Japan on January 30, 2006, emerged as the winner of the cash jackpot. Mr. Ahmed, originally from Sudan currently resides in Yokohama, Japan.

Qatar Airways General Manager Finance and Administration, Mr. Richard Forson drew the money-spinning winning ticket during a special ceremony held in the duty free area at Doha International Airport in Qatar. He was joined by Qatar Duty Free General Manager Mr. Daniel Galvin and Qatar Duty Free Assistant General Manager Krishna Kumari, together with local media, for the raffle draw.

It was the sixth successful millionaire draw organized by Qatar Duty Free, which sold 3,000 tickets for QR450 (US$125) each since the last draw in December 2005.

“Qatar Duty Free is delighted to have given yet another lucky person the chance to become an instant millionaire,” said Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker.


“We strive to offer great value and a great shopping experience for our valued customers at Qatar Duty Free. The fact that we could offer such a large and exciting cash promotion reflects this determination.”