Speaking at the VIII Lviv International Economic Forum `European Partnership - Open Opportunities` President Victor Yushchenko invited foreign businessmen to help preserving historic architectural landmarks in Ukraine, according to the President`s press-office.

Saying that participants of the forum would dedicate much of their attention to discussing introduction of progressive technologies in preservation of architectural heritage, President stressed that it is not only about their restoration but about preserving history itself.

He also expressed hope that decisions made at the forum would serve example for other regions of Ukraine.