2009.05.15

State Councilor Liu Yandong Visits Tencent’s Exhibition Booth at the Fifth China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair

On May 15 2009 the Fifth China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair was opened in Shenzhen. A delegation led by Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and State councilor Liu Yandong visited Tencent’s exhibition booth at the Fair and heard the work report made by Tencent. Liu Yandong gave Tencent her full recognition and encouragement for its remarkable growth.

Guo Kaitian Vice-president of Tencent reported to the delegation on Tencent’s online culture operations and its business performance in 2009 Q1. State councilor Liu said: Tencent’s development model is excellent. She further encouraged Tencent to develop more outstanding products and contribute more to the development of China’s cultural industries.

It is understood that the key Tencent Game exhibited at the Fair is one of Tencent’s four major network platforms. As a leading game developer and operator in the world and the largest online game community in China Tencent commits itself to developing green and healthy games by combining independent R&D and cooperation with agents. It has specialized business operations in several market segments and achieved good results in the online games market.

Li Wuwei Vice-Chairman of the CPPCC National Committee Cai Wu Minister of the Ministry of Culture Huang Huahua Vice Secretary of Guangdong Provincial Committee and Governor of Guangdong Province Liu Yupu Vice Secretary of Guangdong Provincial Committee and Secretary of Shenzhen Municipal Committee and Xu Zhongheng Deputy secretary of Shenzhen Municipal Committee and Mayor of Shenzhen Municipality accompanied State councilor Liu Yandong in her visit to Tencent’s exhibition booth.

During the Fair Minister of the Ministry of Culture Cai Wu also took part in a seminar on the development of the cultural industries with Tencent’s two founders: CEO Ma Huateng and CAO Chen Yidan. They fully exchanged views on the current status experience and future prospects of the cultural industries. Their exchanges and discussions touched on a series of themes including how to guide youngsters to use the Internet in healthy and green ways how to promote the long-term sustainable development of the national cultural industries how to strengthen industry self-discipline and standardize industry administration and how the government should create a policy environment to be more competitive in the world market.

Finally Minister Cai Wu gave his full recognition of Tencent’s outstanding achievements and its role in promoting the development of the cultural industries. He expressed the hope that Tencent can continue to bring into play its advantages as a leading Internet company in China grow bigger more competitive and be a source of pride to Chinese cultural industries.

Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and State councilor Liu Yandong (Center in front row) was with Tencent Vice-president Guo Kaitian (First from right in front row).

Cai Wu Minister of the Ministry of Culture (Center) and Tencent CEO Ma Huateng (First from right) and CAO Chen Yidan (First from left) took a group photo.