Attached are three copies of a note received from the Syrian Ambassador containing the information that a new constitution has been adopted by the Syrian people and that Mr. Adib Shishakly has been elected President of the Republic of Syria.
L'ambassadeur de Syrie aux États-Unis
à l'ambassadeur aux États-Unis
Ambassador of Syria in United States
to Ambassador in United States
Washington, July 13, 1953
The Ambassador of Syria presents his compliments to His Excellency the Ambassador of Canada and has the honor to inform him that following a referendum held in Syria on July 10, 1953, a new constitution was adopted by the Syrian people, and, in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, His Excellency Mr. Adib Shishakly has been elected President of the Republic of Syria.
The Ambassador of Syria would be grateful if the above information is relayed to the Government of Canada.
The Ambassador of Syria etc.