The first President of Kalmykia, fourth President of FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov arrived in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on 26 July. He held a number of business meetings and met with business partners and old friends in Hanoi.
According to Kirsan Nikolayevich, "A number of economic and social projects were discussed with business partners." All meetings were constructive and held in a warm and friendly atmosphere of mutual understanding.
Our readers might be interested in the inscription on a ribbon of bouquet presented to Ilyumzhinov on his arrival. Translated into Russian, it sounds like this: "Welcome, Buddhist Badma." According to the Kalmyk tradition, the second name of Kirsan Ilyumzhinov is Badma.