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Private sector keen to take part in infrastructure projects

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Business leaders agree with the government that public-private partnerships (PPPs) should be applied for massive infrastructure projects to ease concerns about public debt. 

However, the government has yet to come up with any clarity on the role of the private sector in its capital-intensive plans, said Pramon Sutivong, president of the Anti-Corruption Organisation of Thailand and former chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.

"The government should carefully handle such development projects, while related agencies should help to screen their appropriateness, see whether they are good for the overall economy and meet public demand," he said.

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