The NOC President of Kazakhstan thanks Ilyumzhinov

Dear Kirsan Nikolaevich! I gratefully received your congratulations on my appointment as the Vice-President of the Olympic Council of Asia.

Your attention and positive evaluation of the work of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan as an outstanding statesman and the head of one of the most successful and effective international sports federations are highly evaluated and are of great importance.

I am confident that cooperation with FIDE will reach a new level and we will make joint efforts to further the development of chess and other sports.
I sincerely wish you achievements in all endeavours, good health and well-being of your family.

President of the National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan Timur Kulibayev