The Egyptian Embassy in Damascus is the scene of a reception given for Egyptian General Hashed and officers of the Egyptian Navy.
Front V. Syrian Ambassador and wife waiting for guests.
S.V. Greeting various officers.
G.V. Interior of reception room.
S.V. Syrian Ambassador talking with Officers.
Syrian Army Chief Afif-El-Bizreh with back to camera, talking to Chief of Foreign Politics, Mr. Al-Shabry (elderly gentleman in civvies), on Mr. Shabry's left is Egyptian General Nashed.
S.C.V. General Nashed and Afif-El-Bizreh.
S.V. Egyptian Military Attache facing camera talking with Egyptian officers.
Side V. Chinese Envoy to Damascus, (centre of picture)
S.V. Mr. Khaled [illegible] Chief of the Damascus Communist Party talking to General Nafouri (on the left)
S.V.Pan. Entire group of Egyptian Officers.
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Background: The Egyptian Embassy in Damascus is the scene of a reception given for Egyptian General Hashed and officers of the Egyptian Navy.
Those present include the Syrian Prime Minister Sabri El-Assali, Parliamentary Speaker Akram El-Horani, Army Chief Afif-El-Bizreh, and members of the Diplomatic Corps, and high ranking personalities of the Government and Armed Forces.
Foreign Minister Al-Shabry is prominent talking with Egyptian General Nashed and the Chinese Envoy to Damascus.