Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan

On 8 June, the first president of Kalmykia, the sixth president of FIDE, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, met Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan.

Kirsan Nikolayevich said: “I met Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan in his palace in Abu Dhabi. During our conversation I congratulated him on the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the holiday of Uraza Bayram.”
Ilyumzhinov stressed that the meeting was very fruitful; the parties discussed a number of business projects, talked about the development of chess in the region.

The Editors’  Note. Sheikh Nahyan is also an honorary rector of two state higher education institutions: the United Arab Emirates University and Higher Colleges of Technology.

He also chairs a number of ministerial committees, including the Education Committee and the State Labour Planning Committee.
Sheikh Nahyan is the chairman of the Abu Dhabi Group (the main focus of investments is Pakistan), the banks of Union National Bank and United Bank Limited. He is also the founder and chairman of Alfalah Limited bank.