Dubai cleaner returns 15kg of lost gold

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A cleaner in Dubai has been honoured by authorities for returning a bag containing 15 kg of gold. 

Taher Ali Maqbool said he found the bag in a parking lot in the Al Sabka area. 

He was given a plaque by His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). 

Last year a Starbucks coffee employee from Nepal was recognised after handing over a bag containing hundreds of thousands of dirhams and some passports that were forgotten by a tourist.

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