Nirvana Travel & Tourism announced today that it has signed on to be a sponsor for the 90th International Chess Federation (FIDE) Congress that will be taking place in Abu Dhabi from February 26 to March 1, 2020.
Mr. Alaa Al Ali, CEO of Nirvana Travel & Tourism stated “We are delighted to co-sponsor the 2020 edition of the congress in cooperation with the Asian Chess Federation. As a strategic partner, Nirvana Travel & Tourism will harness its organizing capabilities to catapult this global event to success, while also highlighting the UAE’s role in supporting the sport on an international stage.”
Al Ali praised the efforts of the Asian Chess Federation headed by Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa bin Shakhbout Al Nahyan for organising the event. He added, “I would also like to appreciate the contributions of Dr. Abdullah bin Salem Al Wahshi, CEO of the Asian Chess Federation for arranging a world class sports conference in the capital, as part of a strategy to develop the sport and for facilitating the resources required for its growth.”
The event will mark Abu Dhabi’s debut in hosting a chess congress of this scale, one that will bring together delegations from more than 194 countries. “The 90th FIDE Congress in Abu Dhabi is a qualitative leap for the future of chess in Asia. Moreover it confirms that Abu Dhabi is transforming into a global destination for sports, festivals, and specialized conferences, a feat attributed to the city’s advanced infrastructure, quality services, and characteristically safe environment,” concluded Al Ali.