President Hashem al-Atasi celebrating the first independence day in April 1946

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Former President Hashem al-Atasi (third from left) with Fares al-Khury, the Speaker of Parliament, and Prince Mansur Ibn Abdul-Aziz, the Saudi Defense Minister, and Prince Faisal (later king) of Saudi Arabia on the day of Syrian independence, April 17, 1946