MANILA, November 16. /TASS/. Russian Minister for Economic Development Alexey Ulyukayev said on Monday he expected more cooperation with Indonesia in the implementation of major projects, including those in the nuclear power sector.
Following talks with Indonesian Trade Minister Thomas Lembong, he said Indonesia was interested in floating nuclear power stations "that from the environmental point of view, as well as logistically are very attractive for an island country".
Ulyukayev said Russia’s Rosatom nuclear power concern was implementing a pilot project in that sphere. "We will keep advancing it," he added.
Focusing on new projects, the minister said the two countries were looking into them. "We are seeing a big interested, that is why we expect that the order will grow".
The minister said Russia was also implementing some major projects with Indonesia that concerned non-ferrous metals, aluminum, nickel and aviation, and also mentioned the construction of a railway in Kalimantan, the Indonesian portion of the Island of Borneo.