Until now, Jack Ma, who is the richest man in China, has not made his political affiliation clear.
President Alibaba, Jack Ma, is a member of the Communist Party of China, the Daily People's Daily said. In this way, the Chinese media has made the mystery known of the political position of the richest man in China. So far, Ma has limited herself to affirming her relationship with the Government: "I love them, but I do not marry".
The revelation arose when a list of 100 people was published, which the Central Committee of the Communist Party wishes to honor contribution to reforms and opening up to global markets.
According to the commentary that appears under the name of Ma in the above-mentioned list, which includes both party members and non-affiliated persons, the multi-millionaire "was a great driving force for domestic demand. "
"Under his leadership, Alibaba is among the top 10 global market value companies, which makes China team leader in the international e-commerce industry, internet finance and cloud computing, generating a large number of emerging entrepreneurs and companies, "the statement said.
The distribution of 100 people includes representatives of the Chinese elite in various fields, including businessmen, Communist Party officials, economists, scientists, astronauts and artists. Among the selected are two other founders of leading Internet companies like Robin Li, Baidu and Pony Ma, Tencent.