President of the Armenian Chess Federation elected President of Armenia
Thursday, 21 February 2008 00:00
Serzh Sargsian, President of Armenian Chess Federation was elected President of Armenia. Serzh Sargsian made great contribution to the chess development in Armenia, Armenian chess players are well known all over the world. Armenian men's team became Gold medalists at the Chess Olympiad in Turin, Italy in 2006.
Please read the congratulation letter from FIDE President K.Ilyumzhinov.
Of the Republic of Armenia
President of Chess Federation of Armenia
Dear Serzh Azatovich!
On behalf of the leadership and citizens of the Republic of Kalmykia, on behalf of the considerable chess society and me personally, I warmly congratulate you on your resounding victory in the Armenian Presidential elections 2008.
The result that we see, after fair and true elections, proves
that Armenia has again chosen the right way of democratic reforms combined
with social and economic development.
I am sure that Armenia will achieve new outstanding success
under your leadership. It goes without saying that the image of your country
internationally will receive a new intense impetus through the chess
movement that you currently lead in Armenia.
I wish you, Serzh Azatovich, health and good luck. Let all your
aims and tasks for the benefit of an ancient Armenian State be fulfilled.
Head of the Republic of Kalmykia