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Innovation Minister, Alibaba discuss ways to build Ethiopian digital economy

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Addis Ababa, August 14, 2019 (FBC) –Ethiopia’s delegation led by Minister of Innovation and Technology Dr.-Ing. Getahun Mekuria visited Alibaba Group Holding Ltd headquarters in China.

During the visit, Dr.-Ing. Getahun Mekuria met with Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of Alibaba.
They discussed ways to building Ethiopian digital economy.

Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed met Jack Ma during his visit to the e-commerce giant last April.

They discussed the future of disruptive technologies on markets and society.

In the discussion, Jack Ma agreed to consider potential investment in Ethiopia.