Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
The United Kingdom and Iran were signing the Memorandum of Understanding on Monday, April 17th, 2017, in front of Audio Visual Room, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences Building, Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, Indonesia.
The MoU was about both the United Kingdom and Iran concerned about cybercrime. The representative of Iran said that the cybercrime, like pornography, these days has been a threat for the young generation in Iran. Through the previous discussion held by the representative of the United Kingdom and Iran, they found out that they have same concern in cybercrime and e-governance sector.
“One of United Kingdom’s concern beside digital economy is also research and development. It means that we see this cooperation as a means of sharing best expertise and exchange student program to enhance cyber security and prevent both parties from any kind of cyber-attacks,” said the representative of United Kingdom.
“We realized that the United Kingdom and Iran are very capable of the things related to e-governance, as both of us have the blueprint on e-governance matter. Therefore, with this cooperation we hope that we are able to share or exchange information and develop a better e-governance ahead,” said the representative of Iran.
Iran has a specific expectation that their state’s civilization consists of various cultures so they hope this cyber governance will be built by adopted values that Iran believes in and they want to embrace those adopted values as well.