President Hashem al-Atasi at the gates of Parliament on 1 March 1954.

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From left to right: Secretary-General of the Presidential Palace Abdullah al-Khani, Prime Minister Sabri al-Asali, President Hashem al-Atasi, Parliament Speaker Nazem al-Qudsi. Behind Asali and Atasi is ex-Prime Minister Maarouf al-Dawalibi, and behind him stands Fayek al-Nehlawi, secretary-general of Parliament.