Authorities in cricket-crazy Bangladesh have asked fertiliser factories to halt production in a bid to divert gas supply to power plants.
It is all in a desperate attempt to ensure an uninterrupted electricity supply ahead of the Twenty20 World Cup.
The World T20 will feature 16 teams and starts on March 16 with the final on April 6.
"We have no other options,” Mohammad Hussain Monsur, chairman of the state-owned Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation, said.
“(We must) shut down fertilizer factories for some time to ensure gas supply to power plants,"
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