Indonesia and Australia will expand their cooperation in digital sector through several initiatives that have been discussed during Indonesia-Australia Digital Forum 2018 in Jakarta. This forum is an initiative of President Joko Widodo and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. During a press conference on Thursday,February 1st, 2018 at Fairmont Hotel, Jakarta, Minister of Indonesian Communication and Information Technology Rudiantara stated that Indonesia has begun to prepare all forms of digital documents with good protection.
“The government embarks the initiative of all issues, all permits or licensed issuance have to go online. Starting this year President instructed that every permit or licensed applied by the business have to go by single submission process which is online. That is the transparency from the government. The transparency in general has to go along with the private data protection and government is preparing the law for private data protection we have discuss with the parliament but hopefully soon it will be part of Indonesian Prolegnas. That is Indonesian transparency and how we have to protect the privacy of the people of Indonesia,” Rudiantara said.
Minister Rudiantara added that to convert all analog data into digital, Indonesia is working together with Australia through the Indonesia-Australia Digital Forum held from January 31st to February 1st, 2018 in Jakarta//// (VOI/NK/AHM)