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U Thant

 (o͞o thänt′, thănt′)
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U Thant

(ˈuː ˈθænt)
n
(Biography) See Thant
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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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A statue of former UN Secretary-General, U Thant, has been erected in Lumbini which was unveiled amid a function on Friday.
It was originally performed by the singer and fans of a Welsh-language punk group called U Thant.
U Thant's singer had been inspired by footage of attendants at the funeral of Ayatollah Khomeini, which was broadcast live on British TV, doing the movement to express their grief at his death.
Kurt Waldheim, U Thant, Trygvie Lie and Boutros Boutros Ghali have all held which post?
Former top Communist Party member Joseph Zach Kornfeder said "the UN 'blueprint' is a Communist one." 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.
All the above has highlighted an intricate link in the interactions among the three neighbouring countries that Thant Myint-U (grandson of former UN Secretary-General U Thant) argues is largely overlooked internationally.
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Likewise, the cabinet meeting has also decided to posthumously honor former UN Secretary General U Thant for his contribution in highlighting the importance of Buddha's teachings for international peace and understanding.
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.