|1||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates||16 Feb 2008 [JP Press]: Without batting an eyelid, a United Arab Emirates businessman dished out a record $14.2 million for a car license plate at a charity auction on Saturday.|
"It is not huge compared to my family's fortune.", Saeed Abdel Ghaffar Khouri said after bidding 52.2 million dirhams for the Abu Dhabi plate bearing the single number '1'.
"The price is fair. After all, who among us does not want to be No. 1?", Khouri said.