2011.08.24

Liu Yandong, Member of the Politburo of the CPC Central Committee and State Councilor, Inspects Tencent

On the afternoon of August 24 Liu Yandong Member of the Politburo of the CPC Central Committee and State Councilor inspected Tencent. She was accompanied by Wang Yang Member of the Politburo of the CPC Central Committee and Party Secretary of Guangdong Wan Gang CPPCC Vice-Chairman and Minister of Science and Technology Yuan Guiren, Education Minister Huang Huahua the Governor & Deputy Secretary of Guangdong Provincial Committee of Communist Party of China, Wang Rong,the Standing Committee of Guangdong Provincial Party Committee and Secretary of the CPC Shenzhen Municipal Committee Xu Qin Deputy Secretary of the CPC Shenzhen Municipal Committee and Mayor and other central provincial and city officials.

Liu Yandong Member of the Politburo of the CPC Central Committee and State Councilor Inspects Tencent

 

Ma Huateng Tencent’s CEO and Chen Yidan Tencent CAO the two co-founders of the company received the group led by Liu Yandong on behalf of all the employees. At the exhibition hall Ma Huateng briefed the visiting officials on Tencent’s development history business operations talent force social responsibility and technological innovations. Liu Yandong expressed her praise when she learned that Tencent set up an Industry Win-Win Found at the start of this year to actively promote the benign development of the Internet industry chain.

At the User Research and Experience Design Department Tencent engineers respectively introduced Mini Q Robots Eye Movement Tester and QQ Concept Edition to Liu Yandong. Liu Yandong with great interest watched engineers’ demonstrations of wakening up a Mini Q Robot by touching and remote-controlling a robot by voice to make weather forecast recite Tang poems and sing songs. When told that the Mini Q Robot is a multimedia interactive cultural product jointly developed by Tencent and the Chinese Academy of Sciences in the cross-industry cooperation between the Internet culture and advanced hi-tech industries She praised Tencent for its innovations in cultural creativity Artificial Intelligence and Internet integration.

During the inspection Liu Yandong gave full recognition of Tencent’s fast development and remarkable achievements in recent years. She said that Tencent’s accomplishment of becoming the largest Internet company in just 13 years is intimately linked to the entrepreneurial spirit of the Tencent people to persist in independent innovations grasp core technologies and strive to meet national social and personal needs and thanked Tencent for its contributions to the country and its people. Meanwhile Liu Yandong pointed out that the Internet industry is an emerging industry in the 21st century and competitions in the field are very intense. She hoped that in the face of the challenges Tencent people can firmly remember General Secretary Hu’s sincere hopes lead the harmonious and healthy development of Chinese Internet enterprises build up our national brands make their own effort and achieve new glories for the prosperity of the motherland the progress of society and the revitalization of the Chinese nation.

Finally Ma Huateng donated a QQ number to Liu Yandong on behalf of all Tencent employees. Liu Yandong happily accepted this special gift and took a group photo with Tencent staff.

Liu Yandong and her delegation took a group photo with Tencent employees after their inspection