Millennium Peace Concert and U Thant Award at UN, Amb. Chowdhury 1999 Nov 23Filed under 2 or more | asia-oceana | U Thant Peace Award
U Thant Peace Award presented to H.E. Ambassador Anwarul Karim Chowdhury, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN, at a Millennium Peace Concert by Sri Chinmoy – 23 November
HONOURING H.E. AMBASSADOR ANWARUL KARIM CHOWDHURY
PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF BANGLADESH TO THE UNITED NATIONS
for his untiring work for peace and especially for his initiatives
towards the Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace
TUESDAY, 23 NOVEMBER 1999,1:00
PM DAG HAMMARSKJOLD AUDITORIUM, UNITED NATIONS
BANGLADESH DIPLOMAT GETS U Thant AWARD at the UNITED NATIONS –
The UN Ambassador from Bangladesh, ANWARUL KARIM CHOWDHURY, received the U Thant Peace Award Nov. 23 during a Peace Concert at the UN’s Dag Hammarskjold Auditorium.
In presenting Anwarul Karim Chowdhury the Award on behalf of The Peace Meditation at the United Nations, Sri Chinmoy said,:
“The world-peace-dreamers, world-peace lovers and world-peace-servers shall treasure your unique offering to the world at large.”
Sri Chinmoy dedicated the Concert, performed before an overflow audience of diplomats and UN staff members, to the “all-illumining and all serving soul of our beloved Bangladesh, my golden Bengal.” Sri Chinmoy was born in East Bengal, then a part of India, in 1931.
-above excerpt on U Thant peace award from: Anahata Nnada- “the soundless sound”, Volume 29. Mid-November 1999 – Mid-March 2000.
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