Alibaba Group Founder Jack Ma Received Honorary Degree
Jack Ma, founder and CEO of China&`#`39;s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, received an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Hong Kong on Friday.
"Real businesspeople make money by solving social problems for others," Ma said after receiving the degree from Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor.
In the speech, he urged young people in Hong Kong to look beyond problems in Hong Kong and think about how to make a change for the world.
"People say Hong Kong's young people have problems. Any young person has problems." He said he was confident Hong Kong would "solve these problems."