Zhao Leji (left) and Li Zhanshu (centre) sit next to Shanghai party secretary Han Zheng at the opening session of the Communist Party's national congress in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Xi Jinping’s leadership reshuffle revealed: meet the pair poised to become two of China’s most powerful men

Key ally Li Zhanshu in line to become head of National People’s Congress, while Zhao Leji is set to succeed Wang Qishan as anti-corruption tsar

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Zhao Leji (left) and Li Zhanshu (centre) sit next to Shanghai party secretary Han Zheng at the opening session of the Communist Party's national congress in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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