"It would be wonderful to meet real Mikhail Gorbachev. I would tell him that his name gave me big opportunities for joining the political life in Indonesia," Gorbachev said.
According to the politician, the personality of the former Soviet leader inspires him and he also hopes to succeed in politics.
"I think this is the prayer of my father and mother, who gave me this name. I think they hope me to be a big politician like Mikhail Gorbachev," Gorbachev added.
Earlier in was reported that Gorbachev Dom, 34, had stood as a candidate for the parliamentary elections in Indonesia. Gorbachev will represent the Indonesian Solidarity Party at the upcoming elections. The politician intends to fight for preservation of the environment and achieve political reforms in the country.
On April 17, Indonesia will hold general elections, during which, for the first time in the history of the country, people will simultaneously elect the president, the vice president and deputies of the national parliament and local legislative bodies.