The authorities of Moscow and Jakarta have agreed to cooperate

© RIA Novosti / Eduard Isoflurophate. Archival photoThe authorities of Moscow and Jakarta have agreed to cooperate© RIA Novosti / Eduard Dogs

. The Moscow government and the city government of Jakarta signed a Memorandum of cooperation for 2017-2019: the document in the mayoralty of the Russian capital on Thursday signed Sergei Sobyanin and the Governor of the city government of Jakarta, Djarot Hidayat.

«I am glad that our previous agreements with the government of Jakarta implemented. We agreed to develop a new agreement between our cities and today we are signing this document», — said Sobyanin.

The mayor noted that the Memorandum provides for cooperation in the field of economy, tourism, culture, education, health and other areas.

«I’m sure the new document, the new agreement will enable our cities to a new level of relations», — said the mayor of the Russian capital.

The Governor of the city government of Jakarta, expressed his satisfaction with the opportunities to strengthen relations between the two capitals. «We hope that our cooperation will lead to positive results,» said Hidayat.

During the meeting, he said that in Jakarta, more than 50 years ago, we built a «twin brother» of the stadium «Luzhniki», which, like Moscow stadium, undergoing renovation. It is expected that upon completion in late 2017, the stadium will play Moscow football team «Lokomotiv» with one of the teams Indonesia.