President Quwatli dining with General Catroux at the Presidential Palace - 1943

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The left side of the table is occupied by Syrian officials. Third from left is ex-Prime Minister Nasuhi al-Boukhari (now serving as Minister of Education and Defense), followed by ex-Prime Minister Jamil Mardam Bey (now serving as Minister of Foreign Affairs), Lebanese Prime Minister Riad al-Sulh, President Shukri al-Quwatli, unidentified, then ex-Prime Minister Lutfi al-Haffar (now serving as Minister of Interior). Catroux is sitting opposite Quwatli.