China’s central government has finally unveiled the members of its national blockchain committee.
According to The Block, the “National Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology Standardisation Technical Committee” is comprised of 71 members including executives from Baidu and Tencent.
The group, which was formed after the approval of the National Standardization Management Committee, is headed by Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) deputy minister Chen Zhaoxiong. It has five vice presidents, all from the government, as well as four deputy secretaries staffed from universities and ministries.
“Other members of the committee include executives from notable companies and universities, such as Baidu, Tencent, Huawei, Peking University, Tsinghua University, Fudan University, and more.”
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