FIDE President congratulates the Governor of Belgorod Oblast Yevgeny Savchenko

On 8 April, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov sent a congratulatory telegram to the Governor of Belgorod Oblast Yevgeny Savchenko. The telegram reads as follows:

"Dear Yevgeny Stepanovich! Please accept my most sincere and heartfelt congratulations on your birthday! I am convinced that your high professionalism, competence, deep knowledge and deep understanding of the region's problems will contribute to the development and prosperity of Belgorod Oblast.

I am proud that our joint projects, dedicated to the popularization of chess, materialised. I am sure that we will have many interesting and important projects that will satisfy chess players and fans of the ancient game in your region.

Dear Evgeny Stepanovich, I wish you good health, happiness, prosperity, strength and energy in performing difficult duties for the benefit of Belgorod Oblast and its people.

President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE)
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov