National Geographic : 1958 Apr
President Camille Chamoun Attends Easter Mass in Beirut The people of Lebanon are about evenly di vided between Christians and Moslems. Un written law provides for a Maronite Christian president, a Sunni Moslem prime minister, and a legislature apportioned among the vari ous sects. Picnic lunch in Al Biqa' Valley: Mr. and Mrs. Chamoun are accompanied by their dog Dash. Fluent in English, French, Turkish, and Arabic, the President has rep resented his country in the United Nations, 490 New York. He is an ardent huntsman.