FIDE President congratulates Serzh Sargsian
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 08:01
Today FIDE President arrived to Yerevan on invitation of Armenian side where he is participating in the session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia devoted to the inauguration of the Armenian President Serzh Sargsian. We remind you that Armenian President Serzh Sargsian was re-elected to the new tenure on the post of President of Armenia on February 18, 2013. FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and the President of Armenia Serzh Sargsian have long-standing business and friendly relations associated with the development of chess in Armenia, as the head of Armenia is also a president of the Armenian Chess Federation.
FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Vice President of Armenian Chess Federation Smbat Lputian
President of Republic of Armenia
President of Armenian Chess Federation
Mr. S.A. Sargsian
Dear Serzh Azatovic!
On behalf of World Chess Federation (FIDE) and myself, I would like cordially congratulate you on the assumption of the office as President of the Republic of Armenia.
Your convincing election victory is an evidence of the broad people’s support of the social economic reforms and foreign policy of Armenia accomplished under your guidance.
Your intelligence, talent, strength and determination were focused on service to your people for many years, on creation of conditions to ensure the Republic’s safety, on further development of democratic institutions, law and order consolidation, protection of moral and spiritual valuable and norms of society.
Let the strong political will and gained experience become the reliable pledge of your tenure on the post of the President of Republic, and help in solution of the strategic objectives of its development.
Dear Serzh Azatovich, I wish you strong health, happiness, good luck; peace and prosperity to all people of Armenia.
First President of Republic of Kalmykia
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov with Vice Presidents of Armenian CF Smbat Lputian and Levan Elyan