Kirsan Ilyumzhinov congratulates Baatr Vankayev

From the bottom of the heart I congratulate my friend, countryman and classmate Baatr Vankayev on his 55th birthday! Everyone in Kalmykia knows you as a bright and extraordinary person and a prominent state and public figure.

It is important that your professional knowledge, experience, unique creative potential, energy, passion for business is in demand today. You work hard and successfully for development of your native republic.

I wish you as much strength and opportunity as possible to achieve your goals. I wish you happiness, health, prosperity, success and all the best, dear Baatr!

President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE)

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov