Fifteen years ago, He Liehui embarked on what looked like a long, promising legal career as a judge, but within months he had given all that up to sell T-shirts in Africa.
Former T-shirt trader has invested millions to set up China's first Africa center.
He Liehui is a private business owner who has set up an African base to export goods to Europe and the United States.
After graduation, He Liehui's ambition was to become a judge. But nagged by his father, he took a flight to Africa and his whole life changed thereafter.
Government officials and entrepreneurs from African countries gathered in Shanghai on Monday (Sept 20) to examine economic cooperation with their Chinese counterparts by holding a panel discussion.
Namibian entrepreneurs are seeking partners in China to promote their business and trade.
He Liehui, general representative of the Djibouti National Investment Promotion Agency, signed a strategic cooperative agreement with Zhang Jianxin, president of the Zhejiang Investment and Finance Association on Sept 29.