- My poem “The United Nations” was published in the Forward Magazine on November 1, 1969.
The UN Day is celebrated in October.
- Received fifteen kyats for my poem.
- U Thant served as the 3rd Secretary General of the United Nations.
First Asian to be elected UNSG.
Succeeded Daj Hammerjold, who perished in a plane crash.
- U Thant earlier served as the Permanent Representative of Burma to the UN.
He was preceded and succeeded by James Barrington (ICS, RUBC Gold).