The ceremony of the state awards of the Russian Federation took place on the 10th December in Moscow, in the Kremlin. The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin presented to the president of OJSC Sibmost Albert Koshkin the Award "For Merits before the Fatherland" of the III class.
Albert Koshkin thanked the President of the Russian Federation in the reply on behalf of the whole many thousands collective of OJSC Sibmost, having noted that rewarding coincided with 70-year anniversary of the company’s activity. "This award is a great honor to our collective. Thanks for supporting of bridge builders, all of us worked, we work and we will work for the benefit of Russia, and are ready to run any your errand on construction of difficult engineering structures", — Albert Koshkin told.