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Public-private partnerships should be promoted, particularly in port and road investment, to get the Dawei megaproject off the ground, according to a study submitted to last Tuesday's cabinet meeting. 

Without basic infrastructure such as roads and ports, no investment will come to Dawei, said the report proposed by PM's Office Minister Niwatthamrong Bunsongphaisan.

The report, based on a study by Japanese consultants, pointed out private investment alone is unlikely to cover all the construction costs for such basic infrastructure.

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