FIDE President visits Mongolia
VISIT OF K.
Ulaanbaatar, /MONTSAME/ A three-day visit of the
President of the Republic of Kalmykia, Russia, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov started Monday
with paying a respect to the Monument to Chinggis Khaan. The Kylmyk delegation
arrived Monday early morning.
Afterwards, representatives of the
Government of Mongolia, headed by the first Vice Premier N. Altankhuyag, and the
representatives of the Kalmyk Government signed cooperation memorandums in the
fields of foreign policy, culture, tourism, food, and agriculture.
the signing ceremony, the sides made a briefing for the media.
Altankhuyag said the agreements on cooperation in the areas of agriculture,
education and history and on investment in the business sector have elevated
relationship between Mongolia and Kalmykia onto the new level.
turn, Mr Ilyumzhinov as the FIDE president expressed his confidence that
Mongolia will have a world chess champion soon. The same day, the Kalmyk leader
held a meeting with the President of Mongolia N. Enkhbayar.
afternoon, his visit continued by attending an opening ceremony of a photo
exhibition "Kalmykia-Land and people" in the Art Gallery.