U Thant


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U Thant

 (o͞o thänt′, thănt′)
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U Thant

(ˈuː ˈθænt)
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U Thant

(ˈu ˈtɑnt, ˈθɑnt, ˈθænt)
n.
1909–74, Burmese statesman: secretary-general of the United Nations 1962–71.
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Kornfeder's evaluation of the UN is backed up by no less an authority than UN Secretary-General U Thant of Burma, a Marxist recipient of the Soviet Union's Lenin Peace Prize.
New Delhi, July 23 ( ANI ): External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, held a dialogue with Myanmar Deputy Foreign Minister, U Thant Kyaw, here on Wednesday.
U Thant was the leader of which world organisation?
Furthermore, Deputy Minister Ebrahim will have bilateral discussions with his counterpart, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency U Thant Kyaw, pay a courtesy call on the Vice President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, His Excellency Dr Sai Mauk Kham and meet with the country s Minister of Commerce, His Excellency U Win Myint.
Invited by Secretary-General U Thant, Sri Chinmoy led regular meditations for peace at UN headquarters for thirty-seven years, beginning six years after he came to New York from his native India.
QUIZ CHALLENGE: 1 The sloth; 2 Seinfeld; 3 Castling; 4 Montague and Capulet; 5 U Thant.
The last Asian to hold the job was U Thant of Myanmar, who completed a 10-year term in 1971.
U Thant from Burma held the post from 1961 to 1971.
press officer at the time of the Biafra crisis--men like Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger come out of this whole affair looking much better than such lofty personalities as U Thant, Pierre Trudeau, Harold Wilson, and Elliot Richardson.
Presidents Jimmy Carter, George Bush, Bill Clinton, His Holiness Pope Paul VI, His Holiness Pope John Paul II, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and former Secretary-General of the United Nations U Thant.
Summoning Indonesian Ambassador Sebastianus Sumarsono in Yangon, Myanmar Deputy Foreign Minister U Thant Kyaw handed an aide memoire to the ambassador Saturday, calling on the Indonesian government to immediately investigate into the matter to expose the cause of the incident.
He will also pay his respects at the tomb of U Thant, a Burma diplomat who was UN secretary-general in 1961-71.