ITALIAN SPECIALISTS TO PARTICIPATE IN ODZUN CHURCH RESTORATION WORKS

ARMENPRESS
8 August, 2012
YEREVAN

YEREVAN, AUGUST 8, Armenpress: Italian specialists are going to
provide advisory consultancy to their Armenian partners in the course
of the restoration of Saint Mariam Astvatsatsin Church located in
Lori province's Odzun village.

As "Hovhannes Imastaser Catholicos Odznetsi" Benevolent Fund executive
director Vanush Sharmazanyan informs restoration works launched still
on July 23 are set to end in three year.

The project is being carried out in accordance with the memorandum
that was signed between the Armenian Apostolic Church, the Ministry of
Culture of the Republic of Armenia and "Hovhannes Imastaser Catholicos
Odznetsi" Benevolent Fund , Armenpress reports.

Design works have been conducted by Ministry of Culture, finance
issues are commissioned by the Fund. Currently preparatory works are
in the process. Felsitic type tuf is set to be used during recovery
works of columns , the slopes and hood in their turn will be covered
by red andesitic basalt .




From: A. Papazian