Syria dislocates itself from the French Franc, Barada - 1 February 1948

Views: 7083


Image Source: Syrianhistory.com Archive

The front page carries a quote from Finance Minister Wehbi al-Hariri: "The Syrian currency is guaranteed, and it will have excellent financial power." Economy Minister Said al-Ghazzi says: "Syria won't sign a treaty of slavery (with France)."