Kirsan Ilyumzhinov still receives best wishes on his birthday

First President of Kalmykia, sixth President of FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, who is currently in Abu Dhabi, still receives birthday wishes. He thanks everyone for the kind words. We publish the texts of some messages:

“Dear Kirsan Nikolaevich! I congratulate you on your anniversary. Please accept my most sincere wishes for good health and peace of mind, wise decisions, reliable people nearby, success in all matters for the good of the Fatherland.
Let your experience and knowledge help you conquer further professional peaks, and let life bring only good news. Sincerely, Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General Yu-B. Evkurov.”
“Dear Kirsan Nikolaevich! Please accept my heartfelt best wishes on your 60th birthday. I am glad to have the opportunity to express my respect to you - a talented person, a prominent public and sports figure who made a great personal contribution to the development of the international chess movement.
With all my heart I wish you health, prosperity and success in your endeavours. Peace and blessings to you and your loved ones”. Mintimer Shaimiev
“Dear Kirsan Nikolaevich! Please accept my best wishes on your 60th birthday. I wish good health and well-being for many years to you and your loved ones.
The long professional and life path you have covered, many years of state, public and entrepreneurial activity, leadership of the International Chess Federation are a vivid reflection of your extraordinary, strong and purposeful personality.

Let your active attitude to life and indomitable optimism be the key to your happy, vigorous longevity and, as in a winning chess game, you always manage to find the very right move leading to victory. President of the Republic of Tatarstan R.N. Minnikhanov.
“Dear Kirsan Nikolaevich! Please accept the warmest congratulations from the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Arts and from me personally on your 60th birthday!
Statesman and politician, first President and ex-head of the Republic of Kalmykia, diplomat, entrepreneur, you have done a lot for the successful development and prosperity of your native Kalmykia.
A successful businessman and an effective public figure, President of the International Chess Federation for over 20 years, President of the International Association of Intellectual Games, philanthropist, carrying out active initiatives in many ways, you achieve impressive results with your energy and goodwill.
The Russian Academy of Arts highly appreciates your multifaceted talent and contribution to supporting cultural, artistic and social projects, and pays tribute to your special attention to the revival of the traditional culture of the Kalmyk people, education and upbringing of the younger generation.
We wish you, dear Kirsan Nikolaevich, inspiration and continued success in all areas of your activity, good health, well-being and prosperity.
President of the Russian Academy of Arts, People's Artist of the Russian Federation Z.K. Tsereteli.
“Congratulations on your anniversary! You are an example for me for taking bold steps for the benefit of earthlings of many people in the world. I wish you health and peace of mind. Sincerely, Serikbay Bisekeev.
“Happy birthday! I sincerely congratulate you on your 60th anniversary!
I wish happiness and health to you, your family and friends, success in your endeavours and many victories at all levels and fronts... Sincerely, Ivan Zakharchuk.”
“Dear Kirsan Nikolaevich, please accept my nest wishes on your 60th birthday! From the bottom of our hearts, we wish you good health, strength, energy and creative inspiration for the upcoming great achievements and resounding victories. For all of us, you are an example of a wise Leader, a talented and successful entrepreneur, an honest and noble person, whose authority is timeless and always hovers high above all financial and administrative conventions. May all difficulties and hardships bypass you at this difficult time, and may good luck and happiness be your faithful companions! With deep respect, K.B. Yashkulov and T.R. Yashkulova, Ivan and Marina Kravchenko»