U Thant House visited by H.E. President U Htin Kyaw.

On the occasion of the 108th birth-anniversary of former United Nations Secretary-General U Thant, H.E. U Htin Kyaw, the President of the Union of Myanmar, graciously visited U Thant House. He was accompanied by Speaker of the Amyotha Hluttaw Mahn Win Khaing Than, Yangon Region Government Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein, Regional Government Ministers, Pyithu Hluttaw Member of Parliament Daw Pyone Kathy Naing, and others. Dr. Thant Myint-U was present to receive the President. Dr. Thant Myint-U said "I was deeply honoured that the President visited the house on this occasion. His father U Min Thu Wun and my grandfather were close friends, since the 1930s, and we talked about both of them, as

2017 U Thant Memorial Lecture: "The Soul of a People" by Shri Gopal Gandhi

The President of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw visited U Thant House, together with the Speaker of the Upper House Mahn Win Khaing Than, Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein, Yangon Mayor U Maung Maung Soe, Yangon Hluttaw Speaker U Tin Maung Tun, Pyithu Hluttaw MP Daw Pyone Kathy Naing, and other ministers and officials.Mr Gopalkrishna Gandhi, recent Governor of West Bengal and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, delivered the 2017 U Thant Memorial Lecture at 4pm in the garden at U Thant House, titled "The Soul of a People".Dr Thant Myint-U and Sofia Busch also gave remarks on U Thant House and U Thant's life and legacy.NLD Patron U Tin Oo and Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein were amongst the 150 gues

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