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Dinner with David Cameron in Shanghai advertised for £12,000

The Independent logo The Independent 12/01/2018 Harriet Agerholm

a man holding a glass of wine © Provided by Independent Digital News & Media Limited Chinese business leaders are being offered the chance to have dinner with David Cameron — as long as they stump up the trifling sum of £12,000.

Those willing to hand over the readies will also have the chance to pose for a photograph with the former Conservative leader, according to reports.

Mr Cameron is in China and was reportedly set to meet the communist state's president, Xi Jinping, on Thursday.

'We must never, ever forget what happened at Srebrenica,' said Prime Minister David Cameron © Provided by Press Association 'We must never, ever forget what happened at Srebrenica,' said Prime Minister David Cameron Adverts for the Shanghai International Ball and Leaders' Forum featured a photograph of the former prime minister alongside a price in Chinese renminbi.

The promotion appeared on social media and was first reported by the BBC's China correspondent, Robin Brant.

Mr Cameron is leading a billion-dollar investment initiative between the UK and China.

The £750m private fund is supported by the British Government, will be used to railways, ports and other facilities.

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