Sikkut added despite the benefits of PPP, governments and their agencies should not be fully reliant on service providers. "The public sector needs to control the complete picture, understand what they should be doing and how things are developed etc. They shouldn't outsource their entire business so that if they were switch vendors, they can keep their operations running as usual," he said.
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