In a statement released by the official Twitter account of the Lebanese Deputy Nazih Najem, it has been confirmed that a theft took place at Najem Group & Co in Byaqout, Matn, on Sunday, March 1st, around dawn.
The offices of the Najem Group & Co in Byaqout were robbed, along with the office of Deputy Nazih Najem, who is the Chairman of the Public Works, Transport, Energy and Water Committee.
The statement did not mention if surveillance cameras were able to identify the robber or robbers or how they were able to surpass security guards at the entrance doors if any.
Even though no official statement revealed what was exactly stolen, the judicial and security services came to the scene to inspect the offices and conduct investigations to arrest the perpetrators.
Deputy Najem thanked the Lebanese security forces and the judiciary for their efforts and attempts in trying to capture the robbers, hoping that these efforts will result in the rapid arrest of the perpetrators.
The chairman also received a series of calls denouncing and condemning the theft that the company’s offices were subjected to, most notably a reassuring call from Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri and the head of the Future Bloc, Bahia Al Hariri.
Najem Group & Co. (NGC) is a Lebanese company established in 1981 and has grown substantially over the years.
According to its website, Najem Group is currently Lebanon’s leading manufacturer of fine stone, marble, and granite that supplies quality products throughout the Middle East.
“Najem Group & Co.’s mission is to offer exceptional fine stone, marble and granite products. We achieve this through innovation, originality, attention to detail, and an unwavering commitment to quality,” the website says.
The website states the company’s mission as follows: “The company’s vision is to maintain our position as the leader in Lebanon and the Middle East while becoming an international brand that is synonymous with setting high standards and being a pioneer.”
Since 1996, the company has won 28 awards, including Golden Award for Technology and Quality, International Europe Award for Quality, Century International Quality Era Award, Gold Badge “Global Quality Management” – Trade Leaders’, and the latest award the International Arch of Europe Award.