Dr. Rimon Than is the elder son of U Maung Maung Kyi (SPHS63, ChE / Pulp & Paper from Dresden University) and Daw Khin May Than (ChE72).
He is a medical doctor, mountaineer, Squadron Leader of RAF and Head of Rescue Team (e.g for mountaineers).
He passed away in an avalanche.
BBC covered the sad news.
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