China’s Alibaba eyeing SL-Finance Minstry

19 January 2017 04:37 pm - 19     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Sri Lanka’s Finance Ministry today said world famous Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has shown "keen interest" in investing in Sri Lanka and to build an e-commerce platform to promote online business ventures.

According to the statement, this was revealed during a meeting Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake had with Alibaba Founder Chairman Jack Ma on January 18 on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

The ministry statement quoting Ma said he would take immediate action to start investments in Sri Lanka.

Jack Ma is considered as the second richest person in China and his net worth according to Forbes stands at US $ 27.7 billion.

  Comments - 19

  • Lankan Thursday, 19 January 2017 05:58 PM

    This will be good for Sri Lankan customers. Products on Alibaba are way cheaper than Amazone. via DM Android App

    Be Fair Thursday, 19 January 2017 05:59 PM

    Everyone is eyeing Sri Lanka and we are loosing our sight.

    ahamed Friday, 20 January 2017 09:31 AM

    Big alibaba v Globally recognize alibaba

    Nuke Thursday, 19 January 2017 06:07 PM

    still comming.

    Jan Friday, 20 January 2017 09:59 AM

    RK lucky to have another Alibaba both capable of pawning SL via DM Android App

    Issa Friday, 20 January 2017 10:03 AM

    Is he coming with his 40 Thieves? Need not, as we have many more thieves here.

    LIER Thursday, 19 January 2017 07:07 PM

    It also like walkswagen

    concern Thursday, 19 January 2017 09:02 PM

    It is just entertainment for the voters

    upali Friday, 20 January 2017 11:59 AM

    They sell counterfeit products via DM Android App

    John Saturday, 21 January 2017 08:49 AM

    All talk no actions.....useless Finance Minister

    Dellon Saturday, 21 January 2017 10:50 AM

    If he has common sense he will not even look at SL

    Jagath Leanage Friday, 20 January 2017 02:24 PM

    Alibaba from china . 40 thieves from sri lanka . ;)

    Henry Friday, 20 January 2017 07:49 AM

    Dear Mr. Tie Coat in the olden days it's "kondey Bandapu Cheena" NOW Cheena " Ohelageth Apeth Kondey Bandinawa' - Ballek wage biruwata kandak paath wenney neha! Kanda bari unahama midith thiththa wenwa kiyanawlu needa!

    SR Friday, 20 January 2017 08:44 AM

    Ali baba must be missing Horu 40

    Channa Thursday, 19 January 2017 04:56 PM

    40 thieves are also trying to come back.

    lanka puthra Thursday, 19 January 2017 05:00 PM

    naturally we can provide the forty thieves via DM Android App

    Bawa Thursday, 19 January 2017 05:03 PM

    Sounds like an ali boruwa

    nivek Thursday, 19 January 2017 05:05 PM

    :) :) :)

    Mjm Thursday, 19 January 2017 05:10 PM

    This Ravi is dreaming big these days


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