At the invitation of Huizhou Deputy Party Secretary and Mayor Chen Yiwei a delegation led by Tencent Chairman & CEO Pony Ma made a research and survey tour of Huizhou on August 31 2012. The two sides held talks on E-commerce platform building and other topics. Accompanying Mayor Chen Yiwei at the meeting were Huizhou Party Committee Standing Member and Executive Vice-Mayor Zhang Ying Huizhou City Government Party Committee Deputy Secretary and Vice-Mayor Wang Sheng and other officials.
In the talks Mayor Chen Yiwei introduced the social & economic and IT developments in Huizhou: with a favorable geographical location Huizhou has tremendous growth potential outstanding industry features and effective industry transformation and upgrading. He believed the cooperation between Tencent and Huizhou has made a good start and the two sides have broad fields of cooperation. In the future the two sides need to deepen comprehensive cooperation in various fields. Chen Yiwei hoped that the two sides can leverage Huizhou’s advantageous resources and industries and develop the “Smart Valley” together. Meanwhile he also expected that work should be stepped up to build the Tencent customer service center and that the two sides will cooperate in the fields of open service platform development and E-commerce center development.
Pony Ma introduced business development at Tencent and agreed to the vision to “deepen bilateral cooperation” put forward by Mayor Chen Yiwei. He said that Huizhou has made strategic and forward-looking considerations for pushing forward E-commerce work and Tencent will continue to maintain its good cooperative relations with Huizhou select suitable cut-in points further research and expand fields of cooperation with Huizhou and achieve mutual benefit and win-win.
After the meeting the two sides exchanged gifts.
Huizhou Deputy Party Secretary and Mayor Chen Yiwei (left) took a group photo with Tencent CEO Pony Ma (right)