24-year-old girl serve as executive chairman of China-African Hope Project

A 24-year-old girl Lu Xingyu, serve as executive chairman and secretary general of China-African Hope Project and the secretary general of Global Chinese Business Future Leader Club, has become celebrity online under widely doubt.

Some internet users worried that a little girl is responsibility for a huge project, that China take out 1.5 billion to build 1,000 hope preliminary schools in African.

According to some netizens, Lu Xingyu’s father is Lu Junqing who is executive chairman of the World Eminence Chinesebusiness Association. The China-African Hope Project is organized by World Eminence Chinesebusiness Association and the China Youth Development Foundation. So, China Youth Development Foundation is involved in the trouble.

China Youth Development Foundation responded on Wednesday that the World Eminence Chinesebusiness Association is responsible for fundraising for China-African Hope Project, and China Youth Development Foundation is responsible for receiving and management donations and the project. The cooperation is public nature, not commercial.

In addition, the official website of China-African Hope Project displays the list of project committee, including Yang Lan, a famous star in China. But Yang Lan certified on her Weibo in the evening of August 17. Yang said that she denied as co-chair of China-African Hope Project, while the project invited her to do the co-chair twice but she refused because she didn’t understand the project. Yang declared that she had no relationship with the project and the agency.

According to survey, the World Eminence Chinesebusiness Association registered as “World Eminence Chinesebusiness Association Limited Company”, but there is no “company” word in its official website and social activities

Source: Beijing News

Translated and edited by Ma Xin

Ma Xin is an editor of M4.cn and can be reached at maxin@m4.com.cn

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