Congratulations to Asian Chess Federation President Sheikh Sultan on Royal Wedding
Sunday, 06 April 2008 17:29
United Arab Emirates President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
attended the royal wedding ceremony of Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifah Al Nahyan,
President of the Asian Chess Federation, in Al Ain. Among the thousands of
guests present at the functions on 2nd and 4th April were Sheikh Tanoon bin
Mohammed Al Nahyan, Rules' Representative in the Eastern Region of Abu Dhabi,
Sheikh Khalifa bin Sultan Al Nahyan and his sons as well as a number of Sheikhs,
dignitatires and senior officials. FIDE and Asian National Federation
representatives congratulated the President of the Asian Chess Federation and
, Deputy President of the Asian
His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (second from left) at the wedding of Sheikh Sultan.
At the outdoor ceremony were officials of FIDE and Asian National Federation
representatives from Iran, Philippines, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, United Arab
Emirates, Sri Lanka, Korea, Zambia, Algeria, Nepal and Maldives.
Sheikh Sultan (seated, center) with FIDE Honorary President Florencio Campomanes
and chess guests at his wedding.
Newly elected president of the Nepal Chess Federation and Mrs. Rajesh Hari Joshi
with Sheikh Sultan.
Sri Lanka Chess Federation delegate Luxman Wijesuriya.
Maldives Chess Federation president Nooh Ali.
Korean Chess Association president Kim Youngjin and Delegate Selina Chung
Eunkyung with Sheikh Sultan and, at left, Asian Chess Federation Secretary
General Hisham Al Taher of the UAE.
From left are Asian Chess Federation Deputy President Casto Abundo of the
Philipines, UAE Chess Federation President Ibrahim Al Bannai, FIDE Auditor
Lakhdar Mazouz of Algeria and FIDE Vice President Lewis Ncube of Zambia.