China Daily compiles a photo gallery of Jack Ma, Alibaba's co-founder and chairman, showing him with world leaders. Jack Ma announced in an open letter that he will step down in a year's time as the chair of the company he founded 20 years ago.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Jack Ma shake hands during their meeting at the Fortune 500 Global Forum in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, Dec 6, 2017.[Photo/ IC]
Jack Ma speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron during the United Nations General Assembly week in New York, Sept 20, 2017. [Photo/IC]
Jack Ma talks with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, Aug 18, 2018. [Photo/VCG]
Jack Ma presents a calendar of German Cities dated to 1954 as a gift to German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the opening of CeBIT 2015 technology fair in Hanover, March 15, 2015. [Photo/ IC]
Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Jack Ma shake hands during a session connected to the annual meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club in Sochi, Russia, Oct 19, 2017.[Photo/IC]
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa walks with Jack Ma during the African leader's visit to the Xixi Campus and headquarters of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, Sept 5, 2018. [Photo/IC]
Former US president Barack Obama shakes hands with Jack Ma at the APEC CEO Summit in Manila, Philippines, Nov 18, 2015.
Alibaba Co-founder and Chairman Jack Ma meets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, May 2, 2018 in Jerusalem, Israel. [Photo/VCG]
Former Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull accompanied by Jack Ma visits Alibaba Group in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, Sept 6, 2016. [Photo/VCG]
Jack Ma and Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha pose together for a picture at the Government House in Bangkok, April 19, 2018. [Photo/VCG]
Former US president Bill Clinton speaks with Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba Group, during the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting in New York, Sept 29, 2015.[Photo/VCG]
Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto and Jack Ma pose for a picture at Los Pinos presidential residence in Mexico City, in this undated handout photo released to Reuters by the Mexican Presidency, May 4, 2017. [Photo/VCG]
Alibaba group Co-founder and Chairman, Jack Ma and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel shake hands at a bilateral meeting, at the Lambermont Prime Minister residence in Brussels, July 3, 2018. [Photo/VCG]