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Jakarta (VNA) – Indonesia and China have agreed to develop a multi-functional laboratory for a high-temperature gas-cooled reactor.

The agreement was signed by Indonesian Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education Mohamad Nasir and Chinese Minister of Science and Technology Wang Zhigang during the former’s China visit from April 12-15.

Earlier, documents related to the agreement were adopted on the occasion of the launch of the ASEAN-China Innovation Year 2018 and the China-ASEAN Innovation Forum.

At the signing ceremony, Wang said China continues to support cooperation in science and technology and technology innovation more broadly and deeply.

In addition to Indonesia, China also agreed to develop a railway system research centre with Thailand, a new and renewable energy laboratory with Laos, and radar and communications satellites with Myanmar.-VNA