Jakarta, March 23, 2015. — Alexey Volin, Deputy Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications, headed Russian delegation to the Republic of Indonesia. Alexey Volin suggested Bambang Heru Tjahjono, Director General for ICT Applications to sign Memorandum on collaboration in sphere of e-government.
Russia is ready to share experience in creating system of electronic interaction between public authorities at all levels, discuss ideas and plans on development of certified e-mail boxes for official correspondence between public authorities and citizens and suggest technical solutions in sphere of e-voting.
Indonesian party paid especial interest to project “Public control” implemented by some regions of Russia. This project provides citizens with an opportunity to leave feedback about work of public authorities, activities or inactions of public authorities and experience of work with electronic petitions of citizens. The parties agreed about future possible collaboration between experts in spheres of e-government of Russia and Indonesia and collaboration on international platforms.
Indonesian party reported that 72 million citizens of the Republic use the Internet. The parties also noted that it’s especially important to develop new approaches to management of the Internet infrastructure on a global basis. These approaches should exclude monopolism in the Internet and principles of its use. It’s important to eliminate distribution of child pornography, advocacy of drugs, suicides and extremist views.
Indonesia is interested in plans of Russia on providing storage of personal data within its territory. They are also worried about routes of Internet traffic.
The parties noted that requirements of business to citizens and the Internet include safety and smooth operation.