Mohammed’s sport jersey sold for Dh16m at Dubai Cares auction

DUBAI — A jersey used by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, during the World Endurace Championship in Spain in 2002 fetched Dh16 million in ‘Signature’ charity auction held at Emirates Towers terrace on Thursday.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Sat 20 Oct 2007, 9:01 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 4:51 AM

The total raised at the auction was Dh31 million, which went to the ‘Dubai Cares’ charity drive.

Under the patronage of Shaikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, wife of Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Presidential Affairs and president of Dubai Women Establishment and Dubai Cares ambassador. Sama Dubai paid the money for jersey in support of Dubai Cares campaign.

‘Anticipation’, a painting by Shaikha Manal, fetched Dh3.5 million. A Chopard watch bearing a picture of Shaikh Mohammed and the Dubai Cares logo, was sold for Dh350,000.

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