President Shukri al-Quwatli in Homs - May 1947

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The photo was taken at the Homs Military Academy. Standing from left to right: unknown, unknown, ex-President Hashem al-Atasi, President Shukri al-Quwatli, the nationalist poet Badawi al-Jabal, Deputy Speaker of Parliament Mohammad al-Ayesh, Chief-of-Staff of the Syrian Army Abdullah Atfeh. Standing next to Badawi al-Jabal, behind President Quwatli, is the National Bloc co-founder Mazhar Pasha Raslan.