On 12 November, in Nairobi, the first president of Kalmykia, the sixth president of FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov continues to hold meetings as part of his African tour. On this day, Kirsan Nikolaevich met with the President of the Pan-African Parliament, Roger Nkodo Dang.

“We discussed a number of business issues related to agreements reached at the Sochi Russia-Africa Summit,” Kirsan Nikolayevich told our correspondent by telephone. In a recent speech, Russian President Vladimir Putin emphasized the importance of developing ties and cooperation with the African continent.

 

On 8 November, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met with the President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio. They discussed a number of investment projects in this country. Kirsan Nikolaevich thanked the leadership of Sierra Leone for their hospitality and constructive approach to the possibilities of cooperation.

Recall that in 2005-2017, Julius Maada Bio founded several business enterprises, as well as the Maada and Fatima Bio Foundation. In addition, he is actively engaged in scientific activities, he has published a number of articles on international issues in the Guardian and the Huffington Post. Julius Maada Bio is a welcome guest at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), where he gives lectures.

On 7 November, the first president of Kalmykia, the sixth president of FIDE, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov flew from Liberia to Sierra Leone, as part of his African tour.

Kirsan Nikolayevich said on the phone: “I met with the president of the country and other officials. We discussed joint cooperation in the framework of Russia-Africa cooperation.”
Before meeting with the country's president, Ilyumzhinov visited the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. The video can be viewed on the main page of our website.

On 6 November, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov flew to the Republic of Liberia on a business visit, where he planned a series of meetings with representatives of business circles.

In a telephone conversation with the editor of www.kirsan.today, Kirsan Nikolayevich asked to express his gratitude to Kenya Airways staff for their professionalism: the eight-hour flight was relaxing and comfortable.
“By the way,” noted Kirsan Nikolaevich, “Kenyan friends reminded me of my first visit to Africa, namely, to Kenya. We found a photo of me and the then President of Kenya, Daniel Toroitich arap Moi (President of Kenya in 1978 - 2002, approx. Ed.) at his residence in Nairobi.

The first president of Kalmykia, the sixth president of FIDE, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov continues to meet with friends, Kenyan leaders and businessmen.

A bit of history. Diplomatic relations between the USSR and the Republic of Kenya were established on 14 December, 1963. Since then, political dialogue has been ongoing on a regular basis. In May 1997, in Moscow, the foreign ministers of Russia and Kenya signed the Protocol on Inter-MFA Consultations (the last round was held in Nairobi in November 2009).

 

On 4 November, the first president of Kalmykia, the sixth FIDE president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov arrived on a friendly visit to the capital of the Republic of Kenya, Nairobi.

There, Kirsan Nikolaevich held a series of meetings with representatives of business and government circles in Kenya. In Nairobi, Ilyumzhinov met with his old friend, Pan- African Parliament Ambassador for Youth Affairs Albino M. Aboug.
Recall that the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) is a very influential structure for representatives of African countries.

 

First President of Kalmykia, sixth FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov congratulated his fellow countrymen, people of Kalmykia, on National Unity Day. The text reads as follows:

“My dear fellow countrymen, people of Kalmykia! With all my heart, I congratulate you on National Unity Day! It is a celebration of pride for the Fatherland, for our small homeland, for military and labour history, heroism and fortitude of citizens of Russia.
Patriotism and solidarity, mutual assistance and responsibility, over the centuries, these values ​​have helped our multinational people to pass the most difficult trials, achieve success and win.

 

On 24-27 October, the third All-Russian team chess tournament Kalmyk Chess was held in Elista at the chess club of the Kalmyk State University. The competition was attended by 20 teams from various universities of Russia. They played rapid in seven rounds.

The results of All-Russian student chess tournament Kalmyk Chess, which was held at the Kalmyk State University, were summed up. The first president of Kalmykia, the sixth president of FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov conveyed congratulations to the winners of the tournament, which is being held for the third time in his small homeland.

 

The first president of Kalmykia, the sixth president of FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met with the President of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio in Dubai on 27 October.

Note that in 2005-2017, Julius Maada Bio founded several business enterprises as well as the Maada and Fatima Bio Foundation. He is actively engaged in scientific activities and has published a number of articles on international issues in Guardian and the Huffington Post. Julius Maada Bio is a welcome guest at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House, UK), where he gives lectures.

 

On 27 October, the first president of Kalmykia, the sixth president of FIDE, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, while on a working trip to Dubai, conveyed his birthday greetings to Shajin Lama of Kalmykia Telo Tulku Rinpoche. Its text reads as follows:

“Dear Honourable Telo Tulku Rinpoche! Please accept my most sincere, warm and cordial congratulations on your birthday!
Your wisdom and kindness to others have always been an example for us to follow.

 

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