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Kazakhstan|economy|September 13, 2019 / 10:27 AM
President Tokayev meets with founder of Alibaba Jack Ma

AKIPRESS.COM - President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held a meeting with the founder of Alibaba Group Jack Ma on September 12 in Chinese Hangzhou city, Akorda press service reported.

During the conversation with the famous Chinese businessman, both sides exchanged views on pressing issues of the world economy, prospects for the development of entrepreneurship and e-Commerce.

The head of state congratulated Jack Ma on the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China and the 20th anniversary of the founding of Alibaba Group, noting that contacts in the modern technologies play an important role in the strategic partnership of our countries.

“I appreciate your desire to support Kazakhstan. We have a strategic agreement that cooperation between China and Kazakhstan in digital economy will be developing further, and we are interested in your engagement,” Tokayev said.

In turn, Jack Ma noted that he has visited Kazakhstan several times, and was impressed by the culture and people of our country. He reaffirmed his readiness to share his experience with the people of Kazakhstan.

Executive Chairman and CEO of Alibaba Group Zhang Yun told the Head of State about the history and activities of the global leader of e-Commerce, traditions of the company, as well as plans for the future and new trends in e-Commerce.

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