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China’s richest man Jack Ma donates 1.8million face masks and 100,000 coronavirus test kits to Europe to help fight the outbreak

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Jack Ma, the founder of e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba, announced the generous aid on Wednesday through his foundation as well as his account on Twitter-like Weibo.The supplies are set to be shared between the European nations that have been hit by the disease the hardest, including Italy and Spain, according to the 55-year-old tycoon.The masks and test kits would be flown to Liege Airport in Belgium before being distributed to various countries, Mr Ma said.’Fortunately, although cross-country transport for counter-epidemic goods has been difficult, we learned that the eWTP (The Electronic World Trade Platform) hub in Europe’s Liege Airport is operating well and can act as a lifeline to assist us to deliver our continuous aids to Europe to those in need,’ he wrote.’Although we live thousands of miles apart, we will race against the clock in hopes of providing emergency help to [the countries in need] and overcoming difficulties together,’ he added.Source: Dailly Mail