11 faces to watch at China's National People's Congress

Chinese officials who are expected to hold key government positions (clockwise from top left): Wang Qishan, Yang Jiechi, Wang Yi and Liu He.
Chinese officials who are expected to hold key government positions (clockwise from top left): Wang Qishan, Yang Jiechi, Wang Yi and Liu He. PHOTOS: AFP, REUTERS

BEIJING - China opens the annual session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) on Monday (March 5). It is the first parliamentary session after a major leadership reshuffle at last October’s 19th Party Congress.

Those among the top echelons of party leadership are expected to be appointed to key positions at state institutions when the NPC meets from March 5 to March 20.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 04, 2018, with the headline 'Faces to watch'. Print Edition | Subscribe