Djakarta, November 27, 2015. — Alexey Volin, Deputy Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications, paid working visit to Indonesia and discussed perspectives of collaboration between Russia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in media communication sphere.
During meetings with representatives of Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies and Ministry of Foreign of Indonesia discussed information preparation of anniversary summit of Russia and ASEAN that will take place in Sochi in 2016. It was suggested to organize visit of Indonesian journalists to Russia prior to the summit and business media forum. It is planned to discuss such topics as information collaboration, collaboration in the field of information technologies, communication facilities, digital television, national regulation of Internet and protection of literary property. Russian and Indonesian party discussed blocking of materials, promoting extremism and terrorism and eliminating piracy.
Alexey Volin also took part in regional conference of the international debating club Valdai. The conference “Age of Asia and role of Russia” organized by Indonesian analytical the Habibie center of Indonesia became possible due to visit of Russian media managers and political analysts to Jakarta in March 2015.
Alexey Volin also carried out negotiations with leading representatives of local cinema and media markets. The parties discussed possibilities and conditions of distribution of Russian films, serials and programs in Indonesia.