Jack Ma, Ethiopian Minister Discuss Ways to Build Nation’s Digital Economy


Ethiopian Minister of Innovation and Technology Dr.-Ing. Getahun Mekuria met and held discussion with Jack Ma, Chairman of the Alibaba Group.   

While visiting the headquarters of Alibaba Group in China, the Minister and Jack Ma discussed ways to build Ethiopian digital economy.

They discussed the future of disruptive technologies on markets and society, it was indicated.

During the discussion, Jack Ma, a Chinese business magnate, agreed to consider potential investment in technology that will improve the daily lives of the people in the east Africa nation.

In April, Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed and his delegation visited the HQ of the e-commerce giant Alibaba, in Hangzhou, China.