Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has proposed to the founder of Alibaba Group Jack Ma to open an R&D center in Ukraine for expanding operations in Europe.
Zelensky expressed interest in cooperation during a meeting with Ma in Kyiv, the president’s press service reported last week.
“We have very ambitious goals. We want to completely reboot Ukraine so that people like you appear in the country,” Zelensky said during the meeting.
He told Ma about the State in a Smartphone project and stressed the importance of digital technology in transforming the country. He said that he was interested in joint educational projects in the field of information technology.
Zelensky also said that Ukraine has one of the best data analytics specialists in the world and can offer a really strong expertise to create a data analytics and artificial intelligence center.