Kirsan Ilyumzhinov congratulates fellow countrymen on Zul holiday

Dear countrymen,

I congratulate you on the occasion of Zul holiday! According to the ancient tradition, our people solemnly celebrate this sacred day for every Kalmyk to which all families look forward with special attention. We associate this holiday with the fulfillment of good wishes, prosperity and success in the New Year.

Today, we will remember the customs of our ancestors, pray for happiness for our loved ones and carry wishes for peace and harmony in our homes. Zul is the beginning of new achievements and the beginning of a new year in every family.

May the coming year be a year of success and fulfillment of all plans. I am confident that the coming year will be the year of fulfilment of all your aspirations, will open new opportunities and horizons and will be rich in good events.

I wish you, dear compatriots, good health, patience and kindness, faith in yourself and perseverance in the implementation of the plans. Let the coming year bring you happiness!

President of the International Chess Federation
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov