Jakarta – Indonesia and Timor Leste have cooperated in building and reconstructing border bridges linking the two countries, an Indonesian official said on Monday.
Hadrianus Bambang, senior official of public works department in Kupang of East Nusa Tenggara province, said that the major work will be the construction of a bridge in Mota Ain of Kupang in Belu district.
The bridge, located near a main checking post, will facilitate the residence in the two nations, said Bambang. "The two nations have undertaken bilateral talks over the construction of the bridges since years ago," he said.
The official stressed that Indonesian Public Work and Housing Ministry would reconstruct other bridges connecting the two nations. Indonesia and Timor Leste have reached agreements on cooperation in economy among others.