A special-issue Dubai car plate number AA9 was sold for a record $10.35 million during the ‘Most Noble Numbers’ charity auction in Dubai for the UAE’s ‘100 Million Meals’ Ramadan campaign, Report informs referring to Gulf News.

The buyer of the AA9 plate at the auction, who did not want to be named, said: “I just want to say a big thank you to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed [bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai], for giving us this chance to be part of this charity program.”

The auction was held under the patronage and in the presence of Shaikh Mansoor Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Sports Council. The event was organized by Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI) in partnership with the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai, Etisalat, and Emirates Auction.

The auction, held at Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City, gave bidders the opportunity to own the single-digit car plate AA9 and three double-digit car plates: U31, T38, and E51.

Proceeds will go towards providing food parcels for disadvantaged individuals and families across 30 countries during Ramadan.