At 60, Zhao Leji is the youngest member of the Politburo Standing Committee. Illustration: Henry Wong
At 60, Zhao Leji is the youngest member of the Politburo Standing Committee. Illustration: Henry Wong

Zhao Leji: the younger gun playing second fiddle to Xi Jinping

In the past five years, the party’s personnel chief has cemented his position through loyalty to the president

At 60, Zhao Leji is the youngest member of the Politburo Standing Committee. Illustration: Henry Wong
At 60, Zhao Leji is the youngest member of the Politburo Standing Committee. Illustration: Henry Wong
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