2008.03.28

Guangdong Province Deputy Governor Mr. Song Hai: We Hope Tencent Will Continue to Succeed on the Company's Innovative Spirit and Industrious Tradition

On March 28 2008 accompanied by Shenzhen Municipal Standing Committee Member and Vice Mayor Mr. Liu Yingli Guandong Province Deputy Governor Mr. Song Hai led the Guangdong Province Innovation Research Team on a visit to Tencent's headquarter in the Shenzhen High Technology Park Zone.

At 2 P.M. Tencent Co-Founders CAO Mr. Chen Yidan and CTO Mr. Zhang Zhidong welcomed Deputy Governor Mr. Song Hai's party at Tencent's headquarter. During the visit Deputy Governor Mr. Song Hai closely observed demonstrations of Tencent's main products and praised the contribution made to Guangdong's development by as outstanding an Internet enterprise as Tencent. During the conference Tencent CAO Mr. Chen Yidan gave Deputy Governor Mr. Song Hai a detailed presentation on the developments in Tencent's online applications such as portal instant messaging online gaming and value added online services. Mr. Chen Yidan stated that Tencent is committed to innovation and a business strategy of increasing product values to users. At the same time Tencent has benefited from province- and city-level government policies in favorable to the growth of high technology enterprises in Guangdong. Since government policies and the growth and success of high technology enterprises are inseparable the two sides discussed in depth how future allocation of government resources will affect Tencent. After Tencent's presentation the Innovation Research Team gave high praises to Tencent's achievements as an innovative enterprise. Deputy Governor Mr. Song Hai pointed out that Tencent's success story is a valuable lesson for small and medium enterprises.Already having accomplished so much Tencent continues to look into a bright future. The government will continue to put its support behind Tencent in the hopes that Tencent will take advantage of future opportunities and continue to succeed on the company's innovative spirit and industrious tradition.

At the visit's conclusion Tencent CAO Mr. Chen Yidan presented the "2007 QQ Collector's Album" to Deputy Governor Mr. Song Hai as a gift. Deputy Governor Mr. Song Hai gladly accepted the gift and took group photos with those present at the conference.

Group picture of Guandong Province Deputy Governor Mr. Song Hai (5th from left) Shenzhen City Leader Mr. Liu Yingli (5th from right) Tencent CAO Mr. Chen Yidan (4th from left) Tencent CTO Mr. Zhang Zhidong (2nd from right) and other members of the Guangdong Province Innovation Research Team

Guangdong Province Deputy Governor Mr. Song Hai (right) accepts the QQ Collector's Album from Tencent Co-Founder and CAO Mr. Chen Yidan.