2010.03.13

Xu Qin at Tencent: Shenzhen will build the most important Internet base in China

Xu Qin a member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Shenzhen Committee and Executive Vice Mayor of Shenzhen City went to visit Tencent China’s largest Internet service provider in the morning on March 12 2010 accompanied by Xu Anliang Deputy Secretary General of Shenzhen Municipal Government along with heads of functional departments such as General Office of Shenzhen Municipal Government Shenzhen Municipal Development and Reform Commission Shenzhen Municipal Trade and Industrial Bureau Urban Planning Land and Resource Commission of Shenzhen Municipality Shenzhen Municipal Finance Bureau and Transportation Committee of Shenzhen Municipality. They went there to learn about the corporate status and solve the problems that it faces in its fast growth and for which it needs the government’s support. Corporate officials such as Ma Huateng one of the leading founders of Tencent and also its Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Chen Yidan one of the leading founders of Tencent and also its Chief Administration Officer (CAO) Xie Hu Corporate Vice President and Liu Yingqi General Manager for Tenpay reported the latest developments of Tencent to Xu Qin and his retinue.

Xu Qin listened carefully to the work report and then coordinated the matter of meeting Tencent’s needs. He praised Tencent for being among the leaders in the Internet industry the Internet company with the highest market value in China an important example in China’s internet industry and a local brand that the city is proud of. He congratulated the company on its excellent performance.

With unique advantages such as low carbon environmental friendliness and high value the Internet industry is one of the strategic emerging industries for Shenzhen and China at large to transform the way of economic development and optimize the economic structure according to Xu Qin. He added that both the CPC Shenzhen Committee and the municipal government have decided that they will fully support the growth of the Internet industry and companies by issuing policies for all relevant industry activities such as technology research thereby creating the best investment and innovation environment across China and building Shenzhen into the most important Internet industry base in the country. At last Xu Qin encouraged Tencent to further enhance innovation and keep building a team of talented members thereby growing with the city and contributing more to an internationalized and modernized Shenzhen.

After the meeting Ma Huateng presented Xu Qin with crystal QQ that stands for the corporate image. Xu Qin accepted the present and had a photo taken with the other people happily.

Xu Qin member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Shenzhen Committee and Executive Vice Mayor of Shenzhen City listens to Tencent’s work report.

Ma Huateng Tencent CEO (left) and Chen Yidan Tencent CAO (right) present Xu Qin member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Shenzhen Committee and Executive Vice Mayor of Shenzhen City (middle) with crystal QQ.