President Shukri al-Quwatli with Arab guests in Damascus - April 1946

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From left to right: Arab League Secretary General Abdul Rahman Azzam, unknown, Lebanese Prime Minister Riad al-Sulh, Bahjat al-Talhuni the special envoy to King Abdullah I of Jordan (who later became Prime Minister of Jordan), President Shukri al-Quwatli, Acting Parliament Speaker Mohammad al-Ayesh, Prime Minister Jamil Mardam Bey, Justice Minister Said al-Ghazzi. Former Syrian Prime Ministers are seated in the back row: Nasuhi al-Boukhari (between Sulh and Talhuni), Lutfi al-Haffar (between Talhuni and Quwatli), Khaled al-Azm (behind Quwatli), Ata al-Ayyubi (between Quwatli and Ayesh).