President Khoury of Lebanon opens a new road at Chekka Pass in Syrian mountains.
Full title reads: "LEBANON PRESIDENT - FIRST PICTURES".
Long panoramic shot of Chekka Pass, with a road built by the Royal Engineers of the 9th Army in the Syrian mountains. Various shots of President of Lebanon Bechara Khoury arriving in a car and being greeted by General Holmes General Officer Commanding 9th Army. They inspect Guard of Honour. President Khoury performs ceremony to open the road.
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Note: Shortly after this ceremony the President was arrested by the French Committee of National Liberation on the question of Lebanese independence.