The exhibition will run until April 16. Deputy Head of the Ministry of Construction of Tatarstan Ilshat Gimaev took part in the opening ceremony of the 26th specialized exhibition of building and finishing materials "VolgaStroyExpo", held in Kazan, on the territory of the exhibition center "Kazanskaya Yarmarka". This year, within the framework of the exhibition, seminars and round tables will be held, the participants will discuss topical issues of the implementation of digital standards in construction, innovative solutions in the housing and communal services system, and the latest changes in the field of labour protection. Ilshat Gimaev in his greetings to the participants, organizers and guests of the 26th specialized exhibition "VolgaStroyExpo" expressed confidence that the event will help to improve the efficiency of the construction complex, develop the domestic market of building and finishing materials, and create a unified communication space for industry professionals. He also recalled that 44 republican programs of construction and major repairs are to be implemented this year. Build and commission at least 2 million 670 thousand square meters of housing. At the same time, the deputy minister stressed, it is necessary to take into account the creation of reserves to increase the volume to 3.5 million square meters for the future until 2030. On the same day, a representative of the Ministry of Construction got acquainted with the exposition of the forum, having made a tour of the exhibition stands, where he studied the latest developments and proposals. At the end of his visit, Ilshat Gimaev took part in a round table on the topic "Topical Issues in Construction". The participants touched upon very important topics, in particular, those related to reducing the level of industrial injuries in the construction sector.