Visit of the FIDE President to Azerbaijan Print
Thursday, 24 June 2004 00:00
On 23 June 2004, the President of the Republic of Kalmykia, President of FIDE H.E. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov arrived in Baku on an official visit to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Ilham Aliev. More.

On 23 June 2004, the President of the Republic of Kalmykia, President of FIDE H.E. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov arrived in Baku on an official visit to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Ilham Aliev. The FIDE President has thanked the leadership of Azerbaijan for the support of the chess development in the country and has called for the further strengthening of the cooperation between FIDE and Azerbaijan. In his turn, the President of Azerbaijan has praised the efforts of the FIDE leadership in the field of the promotion and popularisation of chess in the world, in particular the support for the young chess generation of Azerbaijan.

During the meeting it was noted that the Azerbaijan Chess Federation shall be provided with the new office space in the immediate future. Also, the readiness was expressed to host the FIDE tournaments of the top level, including the World Championships.









 
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