2008.10.13

Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Vice Minister Lou Qinjian Inspects Tencent, Inc. – Encourages Tencent to Seize Opportunities, to Develop into a Prosperous Enterprise

[October 13 2008; Shenzhen]

October 13 2008 accompanied by leaders from province- and municipality-level Communications Administrations and municipality-level Bureaus of Science Technology & Information Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) Vice Minister Lou Qinjian embarks on an inspection tour of Tencent Inc. During the tour Vice Minister Lou Qinjian listens to Tencent’s work reports and shares his insights on and hopes for Tencent’s technological and business development. Vice Minister Lou hopes that Tencent will seize opportunities and develop into a prosperous enterprise in the new growth cycle.

Upon their arrival in Tencent Inc. Vice Minister Lou and his entourage are welcomed by Tencent Chairman and CEO Ma Huateng CAO Chen Yidan and Vice President Guo Kaitian. After a tour of the exhibition hall Tencent Vice President Guo Kaitian gives a presentation on Tencent’s history and current operations for Vice Minister Lou and his entourage. Tencent CEO Ma Huateng and CAO Chen Yidan then address issues that Vice Minister Lou’s and his entourage’s are concerned about by providing a detailed report on Tencent’s current operations such as online gaming value added online services international market development e-commerce patent acquisitions and technological and business development.

After listening to the presentation Vice Minister Lou Qinjian first expresses his approval of Tencent’s exploration of Internet industry business models and the company’s efforts and achievements in carrying out technological innovations. He also hopes that Tencent can meet users’ needs on a deep level and continue to lead in providing and developing customized services. The company should leverage its current achievements against seizing opportunities and developing into a prosperous enterprise. Vice Minister Lou concludes his speech by reassuring Tencent that the MIIT will continue to create a supportive market environment to help enterprises and industries grow and strengthen.

At the conclusion of the inspection tour Tencent CEO Ma Huateng presents to Vice Minister Lou Qinjian a crystal QQ souvenir a unique gift that Vice Minister Lou is glad to accept.

Leaders accompanying Vice Minister Lou on this inspection tour include MIIT Electronic Information Department Head Xiao Hua MIIT Technology Department Head Wen Ku Guangdong Communications Administration Chief Gu Weizhong Provincial Communications Administration Party Member and Shenzhen Communications Administration Chief Xiao Jiang.

Tencent CEO Ma Huateng (left) presents a crystal QQ souvenir to Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) Vice Minister Lou Qinjian.

MIIT Vice Minister Lou Qinjian (middle) MIIT Electronic Information Department Head Xiao Hua (second left) Guangdong Communications Administration Chief Gu Weizhong (third from right) MIIT Technology Department Head Wen Ku (first right) Provincial Communications Administration Party Member and Shenzhen Communications Administration Chief Xiao Jiang (first left) pose with Tencent CEO Ma Huateng (third left) and CAO Chen Yidan (second right) for group photo.