President Shukri al-Quwatli receiving the gift of a Holy Quran from the sheikh of the al-Azhar Mosque Abdul Rahman Taj - Cairo 1958

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This photo was taken during President Quwatli's visit to Cairo for creation of the Syrian-Egyptian Union. Seated next to Quwatli is Egyptian President Gamal Abdul Nasser and behind the Syrian President is Justice Minister Maamoun al-Kuzbari.