FIDE Head Congratulates Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation responsible for Sports, Tourism and Youth Affaires Vitaly Mutko on his birthday

Dear Vitaly Leontievich! Please accept the most sincere and heartfelt congratulations on the occasion of your birthday!

As the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, you are making great efforts to develop sport in our country, support athletes and develop the Olympic and Paralympic movement in Russia.

The popularization of sport in the Russian Federation is certainly related to you and your tireless activity. An example is holding of Sochi Olympics, Kazan Universiade and many other sport events at the highest level.
I join all the warm words and wishes addressed to you on this wonderful day.
Dear Vitaly Leontievich, I wish you good health, happiness and prosperity, achievement of all your goals as well as successes in your important and hard work for the prosperity of our great country.

President of the International Chess Federation
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov