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Unique number plates sold for Dh13.5 million at UAE auction

Web Report/Sharjah
Filed on November 17, 2019
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Number plate '9' of category '3' topped the auction, sold for Dh3,610,000.

Around Dh13.5 million in proceeds from the distinctive car number plates public auction by Sharjah Police Headquarters in cooperation with Emirates Auction were raised at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre on Saturday.

Unique number plates auctioned off for Dh13,495,000, according to a statement issued.

Number plate '9' of category '3' topped the auction, sold for Dh3,610,000, followed by plate '16' which brought back Dh1,200,000.

Around 50 plates of two, three, and four digits were offered in this auction, where plate '88' came third by Dh1,030,000, followed by '25' which was sold for Dh1,020,000, plate '343' by Dh190,000, and plate '108' by Dh170,000.

Serving the community

Brig. General Dr. Ahmed Saeed Al Naour congratulated all the winners in the auction, expressing Sharjah Police's keenness on the continuity to organize such events and initiatives aiming to bolster the development process in Sharjah and advance
community police services to the highest levels and according to best international practices.

Al Naour underlined that these efforts would serve the interest of the community in line with the vision of the wise leadership, noting that the auction came in response to the wishes of a large number of citizens and residents inside and outside the Emirate.

"Principles of transparency and equal opportunities are our goals at Sharjah Police and we are instilling these principles in all of our duties and services for community members," he added.

Commending the auction in achieving its goals in terms of the good organization and management, Al Naour also lauded the outstanding success of Emirates Auction in organizing and managing the auction.

For his part, Omar Matar Al Mannai, executive director of Emirates Auction said: "We are glad that the event has achieved its set targets in terms of the heavy turnout, the exciting atmosphere, public satisfaction, and auction proceeds. It was tough but friendly competition on distinctive number plates."

"This auction is part of our collaboration and coordination with Sharjah Police, thanks to our solid strategic partnership and continued success, and our eagerness to please those wishing to acquire distinctive vehicle number plates," he added.


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