Kirsan Ilyumzhinov congratulates Oleg Kichikov on his anniversary

Dear Oleg Vladimirovich!
I warmly congratulate you on your 50th anniversary! I am pleased to congratulate the fellow citizen, with whom I have been worked in Kalmykia. You have always shown yourself as a professional of the highest grade, as a person with indomitable energy, solid principles and beliefs.
You happily combine talent of wise leader and great diligence that allows you to achieve outstanding success. You successfully solve problems of any complexity at any of your post.

Manifold managerial talent; practical wisdom, and high professional standards; integrity and responsibility in addressing issues of national importance; the ability to quickly and efficiently perform tasks - all abovementioned business and personal qualities caused tremendous respect from all who know you.
Please accept my most sincere congratulations. 50 years is an important milestone in your life, and you have every reason to proudly sum up the dynamic, meaningful and actively lived stages of your life. You are worthy and highly professional doing your job and your entire activity carries a patriotic standing and a powerful creative potential. You are only 50 year old, and there are still a lot of summits to conquer.
Let good luck always accompany you in all your undertakings; and the understanding and support of the loved ones be with you, not only on this day, but also for the whole life.
I wish you good health, prosperity, happiness, courage, further success in serving the Fatherland!

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov,
The President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE)
August 22, 2016