We recorded this interview the day before the Beirut explosion heavily affecting the town and the already weak Lebanese economy. We hope the sense of cigars but, above all, the sense of safety for all Lebanese people will soon be re-established. We wish all Lebanese a strong recovery from the terrible event.
Najat Abdo, started smoking cigars 13 years ago. Her desire and passion to cigars grew with time. In 2014, she started the Lebanese Cigar Aficionado cigar community, currently Lebanon’s largest cigar community, has done multiple cigar events with Habanos and other New World cigar brands. In 2018, Najat decided to take her passion to another professional level and started importing New World small production cigars dedicated to enthusiasts and smokers who like to explore new cigars with tobaccos from different regions. Organizer of the Cigar Smoking World Championship in the Middle East and also the winner of the Habanos World Challenge Qualification 2019 in Lebanon. Najat is now working on a new venture to open a Cigar shop and lounge in Beirut and dedicate her time on sharing her passion with her future clients.
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