B&R News: China honors Sophia the robot the Belt and Road Technological Innovation Ambassador
15 Dec 2018


The Belt and Road International Grand Cay New Business Leaders Awards Ceremony” hosted by the China-South Africa Liaison Department was successfully held at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center on December 15, 2018. As the world’s leading social robot, Sophia was awarded the title of the Belt and Road Technological Innovation Ambassador. The robot born in Hong Kong, Sophia, will use this honor to promote the meaning of China’s the Belt and Road to the world, and to visit the countries of the Belt and Road to exchange culture and technology.


Under the guidance of the relevant departments, the festival has been successfully held for three times. It has carried out relevant business and cultural exchange activities along the Belt and Road, promoting the Chinese humanities culture to the world, and has been active in the friendly cooperation between Chinese enterprises and the Belt and Road countries.


The scale of the awards ceremony was unprecedented. The leaders of the Central and South China Liaison Department of the China International Cultural Communication Center visited the site and served as honorees. The awards ceremony has awarded eight major categories of awards.


Source: Hanson Robotics official website