Kirsan Ilyumzhinov arrives in South Sudan

On July 12, the first President of Kalmykia, sixth President of FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov began a series of working trips to African countries. On July 12, he visited Kenya.

On July 13, Mr Ilyumzhinov arrived in the capital of South Sudan, Juba. On July 14, a meeting with the President of the country, Mr Salva Kiir, is to take place. On the same day, Ilyumzhinov met with the National Security Advisor to the President of South Sudan, Mr Tut Gatluak.

The parties discussed joint socio-economic projects. It should be noted that South Sudan is the youngest state in the world. The country's leadership is interested in the development of chess education.