Construction 2008 4th International Congress Held in Tsakhkadzor



TSAKHKADZOR, JULY 14, NOYAN TAPAN. The Construction 2008 4th
International Congress was held on July 11-14 in Tsakhkadzor with the
participation of 120 representatives of 70 companies of Armenia,
Nagorno Karabakh, Russia, and Turkey, unions and state sector

Norayr Nazinian, the Director of the Master Center for International
Integration Support, the congress organizer, said before the opening of
the event’s July 12 first plenary sitting, that the RA Ministry of
Urban Development, the official sponsor of Construction 2008, on the
very eve of congress opening refused to present a report without any

At the beginning of the sitting Arevik Avanesova, Master’s Deputy
Director, presented the statistical data characterizing the advance
rates of construction sphere development. Gurgen Minasian, the
Executive Director of the Union of Builders of Armenia, the official
sponsor of the congress, presented the greeting speech of Union
Chairman Gagik Galstian. Ashot Baghdasarian, the Chairman of the Union
of Designers of Armenia, another sponsor, presented the situation in
the sphere of design due to the lack of legislation in the sphere.

Ashot Muradian, the Head of the Real Estate Land Survey State Committee
Staff attached to the RA government, said in his speech that the
structure keeps in the focus of its attention simplification of the
state registration system of newly built entities. Arsen Abrahamian,
the Deputy Director General of Artsakh Investment Fund, presented
apartment construction programs implemented with use of mortgage
financing mechanisms in NKR. And Hamlet Hakobian, the Chairman of the
Ecoperlit company, touched upon the problems of buildings’ heat
protection sphere and the necessity of fulfilment of the proper norms.

Then Construction 2008 continued with two round tables. The subject of
the first of them was "the role of construction companies’ modern
production, meterial-technical bases in branch’s development," of the
other "the main problems of raising the quality of construction
production and ways of their solution." The presentations of
Eurostan-Uyut, Polyplast Novomoskovsk, and Makon companies concluded
that day’s schedule of the congress.

Section sittings, as well as round tables on the subject "the main
problems of environment designing" and "urban development programs:
issues of stating value of real estate on newly-built buildings’
market" were held on July 13.

It should be mentioned that the official sponsor of the Construction
2008 4th International Congress was also the Republican Union of
Employers of Armenia.