(June 18): Alibaba Group founder and executive chairman Jack Ma met with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Monday and came away surprised at the Prime Minister’s knowledge on technology.
“I am surprised by his knowledge about technology,” he said to Bernama after the meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office here.
He said that during the one-hour meeting, from about 9am, they shared a lot of ideas and discussed how to lift more Malaysians out of poverty and support more young people and small businesses.
Ma was in Kuala Lumpur last year to launch the world’s first Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) designed to promote the growth of e-commerce by providing a state-of-the-art platform for SMEs and enterprises to conduct their businesses and services.
Source: The Edge