Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 12 / Trend /
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev attended the ceremony of laying the foundation of SOCAR's new administrative building, AzerTaj state news agency said.
SOCAR head Rovnag Abdullaev said that a new building will meet international standards. Forty floors of the building with height of 200 meters will be ground, 2 floors - underground. The building can withstand an earthquake measuring 9 on the Richter scale.
Turkish company TEKFEN İnsaat will construct the building, designed by Korean Heerim Architects & Planners Co. Ltd on the basis of the architectural concept "wind-flame".
The president laid a capsule in the foundation of the new building.