Beijing, Nov 23 (EFE) .- The Hong Kong billionaire Lee Shau-kee will fulfill his promise to donate 128 million dollars (108 million euros) to charitable projects having exceeded the Benchmark index of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the Hang Seng, 30,000 points.
According to the Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post, Lee, president of the real estate giant, published today. Henderson Land, had promised in his second biography, published in 2010, that he would donate 1,000 million Hong Kong dollars (128 million dollars) if the Hang Seng exceeded 30,000 points and 2,000 million ($ 256 million) if it reached 40,000.
A spokeswoman for the company confirmed to this newspaper that the tycoon, the second richest man in Hong Kong According to Forbes with a fortune of 185,400 million Hong Kong dollars (23,700 million dollars, 20,060 million euros), it will decide before the end of the year which charitable projects will donate.
Lee (89) has received different proposals from non-governmental organizations and educational projects in recent months and has already selected ten finalists from which the beneficiaries will come, said the Post.
The index of the Hong Kong stock exchange closed this Wednesday at 30,003.49 whole, a record level in the last decade, after raise 0.62% in the day.
Henderson Land's shares rose 0.68% to 51.80 Hong Kong dollars per share, which places the conglomerate's market capitalization in the 207,200 million Hong Kong dollars (26,500 million dollars or 22,400 million euros).