Kirsan Ilyumzhinov meets with India monks

On 4 July 4, the first president of Kalmykia, fourth president of FIDE, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, met with monks from India. Kirsan Nikolaevich told our correspondent: "My friends, monks have come from India."

The monks came to Kirsan Nikolayevich specifically to convey greetings to the 14th Dalai Lama on his birthday to be celebrated on 6 July. On this day, His Holiness turns 84 years old.


Ilyumzhinov is constantly organizing the pastoral visits of the Dalai Lama to Kalmykia. Recall that the first president of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov during a meeting with the Dalai Lama that took place on 24 August , 2018, asked His Holiness to consecrate the Central Buddhist khurul "Golden Monastery of Shakyamuni Buddha" in Elista. The Dalai Lama said that he was praying for a trip to Kalmykia.