Top Chinese tech regulator holds video meet with Microsoft president – Reuters

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Microsoft President Brad Smith testifies at a House Judiciary Committee Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee hearing in Washington, U.S., March 12, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

SHANGHAI, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Microsoft president Brad Smith met Xiao Yaqing, a top official of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) via a video call on Thursday to discuss cooperation, the regulator said in a posting on Chinese social media.

The two also exchanged in-depth views on development of digital technologies, digital industrialisation, deepening exchanges, and Microsoft’s development in China, the regulator added.

Microsoft did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.

Reporting by Josh Horwitz; Editing by Clarence Fernandez

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