Ilyumzhinov continues to receive congratulations from around the world

The congratulatory addresses to the President of FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, who turned 54 years old on April 5, continue to arrive from around the world.

"All of your jubilees are yet to come as well as new sports projects, ideas and discoveries. But the energy and enthusiasm with which you carry out your important and crucial work would always accompany you in the future", wrote the Acting head of the Republic of North Ossetia Alania Vyacheslav Bitarov to the jubilee.

"You have always been an example of high business and social activity and the circle of your interests is not limited to the International Chess Federation, which you are successfully heading today", said the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov.
"We know you as the talented, extraordinary, effective leader, the prominent sports and public figure. Due to the inherent strength of your spirit and tenacity, you provide the development of the intellectual sport - chess", said the State Advisor of Tatarstan Mintimer Shaimiev.
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov was also congratulated by the First Vice President of FIDE Georgios Makropoulos, Head of Sberbank of Russia German Gref, Presidential Aides Vladislav Surkov and Igor Levitin, Governors of the Lipetsk and Voronezh regions Oleg Korolev and Alexey Gordeyev, Mayor of Khanty-Mansiysk Vasily Filipenko, head of the holding company "System" Vladimir Yevtushenkov, Chairman of the Accounts Chamber of the Republic of Kalmykia Peter Erendzhenov, President of Kazakhstan chess Federation Galimzhan Yessenov, Vice-President of the Chess Federation of Armenia Smbat Lputyan and other officials.