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Tencent (Changsha) Intelligent Industry Headquarters Established

Updated: 2019-08-07

The Tencent (Changsha) Intelligent Industry Headquarters was established in Changsha on the afternoon of August 6. Hu Henghua, CPC Hunan Provincial Committee Standing Committee member and CPC Changsha Municipal Committee secretary; and Ma Huateng, Tencent chairman and CEO, jointly unveiled the nameplate. They exchanged views on promoting Changsha-Tencent cooperation projects and deepening cooperation.

Hu Zhongxiong, deputy secretary of the CPC Changsha Municipal Committee, Changsha mayor, and secretary of the CPC Working Committee of the Xiangjiang New Area of Hunan Province; and Qiu Yuepeng, vice chairman of Tencent and chairman of Tencent Cloud, attended the ceremony.

Tencent Vice Chairmen Chen Guangyu, Zhang Shuxiang, Zhang Lijun, Zheng Haojian, Luo Chaoliang, and municipal leaders Zhu Jian, Xia Jianping, and Tang Xiangyang also attended.


The Tencent (Changsha) Intelligent Industry Headquarters is established in Changsha. (Photo/Zhou Baiping, Changsha Evening News)

The establishment of Tencent (Changsha) Intelligent Industry Headquarters marks a new stage of cooperation between the two sides. They will jointly push forward new progress in smart city and artificial intelligence industry projects, and make Changsha a national model of new smart city. The headquarters will develop localized intelligent applications and solutions. It will also provide strategic support and solutions for Changsha's smart city construction by taking advantage of Tencent's technical and resource advantages in artificial intelligence, big data, and cloud computing.

The nameplate of Tencent Tenpay South China Headquarters was also unveiled on site. It will facilitate the implementation of WeChat Pay’s convenience services like water, electricity, and gas bill payment in South China and Hunan, so as to realize the full coverage of WeChat Pay in transportation, education, medical care, and new retail.


A symposium on Changsha-Tencent cooperation and development is held. (Photo/Zhou Baiping, Changsha Evening News)

Translator: Kuang Zhenzhen
Chinese source: icswb.com