Prince Philip of Edinburgh at the Presidential Palace in Damascus in June 1950

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At the presidential gardens in Damascus, a dinner welcoming Prince Philip of Edinburgh (husband of Queen Elizabeth II) on June 29, 1950. Second from left is Said al-Yusuf, the Governor of Damascus. Next to him is General Adib al-Shishakli, the deputy Chief of Staff, then Rushdi al-Kikhiya, the Speaker of Parliament, Prince Philip, President Hashem al-Atasi, Prime Minister Nazem al-Qudsi, Defense Minister Fawzi Selu, and Anwar Bannud, the Chief-of-Staff. To the far right is Abdullah al-Khani, the director of protocol at the Presidential Palace.