Caretaker Minister of Information, Eng. Ziad Makary, issued the following statement: “The National News Agency’s archive server that includes pictures of all occasions since 1961, was subjected to theft, in addition to the theft of five computers from the archive room.
The Ministry staff was surprised this morning with the room door broken and the contents being stolen.
We immediately contacted the competent judiciary and the Internal Security Forces’ Director General, Major General Imad Othman, and investigations were launched. We will spare no effort to help those concerned to uncover the whole truth until the perpetrator is punished.”
Minister Makary said what happened constitutes a huge crime.