A delegation of Anhui Province consisting of more than sixty members led by Zhang Baoshun Secretary of Anhui Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Wang Sanyun Governor of Anhui Provincial Government visited Tencent headquarters on October 27 2010. They were accompanied by local officials such as Xiao Zhiheng Deputy Governor of Guangdong Province Yu Min Deputy Secretary General of Guangdong Provincial CPC Committee Yang Shaosen Deputy Secretary General of Guangdong Provincial Government Wang Rong Secretary of Shenzhen Municipal CPC Committee Wang Jingsheng Minister of Shenzhen Municipal Propaganda Department and Wang Yi Secretary General of Shenzhen Municipal CPC Committee. The delegation was received by Chen Yidan a Tencent co-founder and CAO.
The delegation first visited the company’s exhibition hall. After a brief introduction to Tencent history and milestone events Chen Yidan focused his presentation on the company’s major businesses such as instant messaging (IM) Internet media interactive entertainment and e-commerce. He explained how Tencent serves its users and how it became one of the largest full internet service providers in China. The visiting officials praised Tencent after knowing that users are able to make contributions through the online Tencent charity platform in multiple ways on a regular and targeted basis saying that it is a good example in assuming social responsibility and contributing to a harmonious society.
The delegation then visited the Customer Research & User Experience Design Center (CDC) where they watched demos such as the eye tracker and conceptual QQ. Chen Yidan presented Zhang Baoshun with crystal QQ before the end of the visit. Mr. Zhang accepted the gift with joy. Seeing the great achievements that Tencent has made in only a decade Mr. Zhang said that Tencent has been pushing the growth of China’s Internet industry and that the “penguin” has energized hundreds of millions of users and drawn the world’s attention. “We have felt at Tencent the young people’s enthusiasm for innovation and motivation as well as a local company’s senses of responsibility and mission. Moreover we have felt the technology-driven future described by such a creative Internet company as Tencent. We are looking forward to your takeoff on the Internet platform in China and even in the world” he said.
Chen Yidan (3rd on the left) Tencent CAO was presenting Tencent history to Zhang Baoshun (3rd on the right) Secretary of Anhui Provincial CPC Committee and Wang Rong (2nd on the right) Secretary of Shenzhen Municipal CPC Committee
The delegation was watching the conceptual QQ demo at the CDC
Chen Yidan (left) Tencent CAO was presenting Zhang Baoshun Secretary of Anhui Provincial CPC Committee with crystal Tencent QQ