Kirsan Ilyumzhinov thanks for the congratulations

On 5 April, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov turned 57 years old. Many congratulations from famous scientists, politicians, religious leaders, businessmen and journalists come to his address. Some of them we publish today.

“Dear Kirsan Nikolayevich! I cordially congratulate you on your birthday! Your active and fruitful work as the First President of the Republic of Kalmykia and the sixth President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) has earned the sincere respect and recognition of millions of people.

Having headed FIDE, you have achieved high results in promoting chess around the world and making this ancient game interesting and accessible to its fans. I have no doubt that your inherent optimism, inexhaustible vital energy and high professionalism will continue to help you in solving the most complex tasks. I sincerely thank you for your cooperation and wish you good health, happiness, well-being, new successes and achievements., General Director of Phosagro; President of the Russian Association of Fertilizer Producers; Vice-President of the Russian Chess Federation A. A. Guryev.”

“Dear Kirsan Nikolayevich! Congratulations on your birthday! I wish you good health, well-being, inexhaustible vitality and successful implementation of all your plans. I wish health and well-being for your family and friends! Sincerely, Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation V. Mutko.“

"Happy Birthday! I wish you a great fortune in career and personal life, a future full of shining possibilities, lots of positive energy to keep you always healthy! The greatest of happiness and prosperity to you and your loved ones for many years to come! Best wishes and warm regards, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the SUN Group Shiv Vikram Khemka.”

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov thanked for the congratulations: “Thank you very much for the kind words of congratulations sent to me. In turn, I wish you all good health, well-being and prosperity.”