September 30, 2022

Indonesia, UK discuss future technology and cybersecurity

British International Secretary Liz Truss has satisfied with Indonesian officials to examine closer cooperation in long run systems, cybersecurity and financial relations as section of British initiatives to deepen ties to Southeast Asia soon after leaving the European Union

JAKARTA, Indonesia — British International Secretary Liz Truss fulfilled with Indonesian officials on Thursday and talked over closer cooperation in potential technologies, cybersecurity and economic relations as element of British endeavours to deepen ties to Southeast Asia just after leaving the European Union.

Truss reported she and Overseas Minister Retno Marsudi discussed a roadmap for nearer cooperation.

“We need to have to make confident that technologies expectations are shaped by the free planet. And we want to operate collectively with Indonesia in regions like cyber and also the upcoming era of systems, whether which is 5G, 6G or certainly locations like artificial intelligence and quantum,” Truss claimed at a news conference. 5G and 6G are technologies specifications for new cellular cell phone networks.

“We are also launching a new joint operating team on counterterrorism and a cyber dialogue as properly,” Truss reported.

The British overseas secretary also satisfied with President Joko Widodo and talked about closer cooperation in vaccines and biotechnology, the presidential palace claimed.

Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous region, is Truss’s final quit in a weeklong go to to Southeast Asia to deepen economic and security relations. She earlier frequented Malaysia and Thailand.

“Deeper ties are a acquire-acquire, providing work opportunities and options for British men and women while ensuring an open, secure and affluent Indo-Pacific,” she reported before her journey. “Doing the job with critical Southeast Asia partners will assist us promote flexibility and democracy throughout the globe.”

In their talks, Marsudi and Truss explained they agreed on the worth of employing an ASEAN consensus on restoring democracy in Myanmar. Myanmar has refused to cooperate with an envoy appointed by ASEAN to assist mediate.