On October 12, President Raul Khadzhimba had a meeting with the heads of the artists’ union of the Republic of Abkhazia.
At the start of the meeting, the President spoke to the new Chairman of the Artists’ Union Adgur Ampar.
The main subject for discussion was the question of the art gallery, which is now in critical state. A range of works is planned for 2017, which will allow the art gallery to start working.
“The building of the art gallery is in a state of neglect. It has to be repaired for paintings to be brought there”, - said Adgur Ampar.
The President emphasised that by the end of repair works, the building of the art gallery should be fully functional.
At the meeting, plans and prospects for international projects with leading social organisations were discussed.
Participating in the meeting were the Minister for Culture and the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Heritage Elvira Arsalia, Adviser to the President Vladimir Zantaria, Chairman of the Artists’ Union Adgur Ampar and his deputy Vitaliy Djenia.