A young Rateb Shallah returns from his studies in the US - 28 October 1958 (al-Inshaa)

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Rateb Shallah, son of prominent merchant Bader al-Din al-Shallah, returns to Damascus with his wife, and welcomes guests. The press release was published in the Damascus daily al-Inshaa. Nearly 30-years later, Rateb Shallah succeeded his father as president of the Damascus Chamber of Commerce.