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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday called on householders and businesses to use less electricity in April when gas supplies from Myanmar are disrupted for routine maintenance. 

Myanmar will close its Yadana gas field for annual maintenance from April 5-14, which would reduce by 25% the amount of natural gas supplied to Thailand for electricity production.

On her "Yingluck Government Meets the People" weekly programme on NBT, Ms Yingluck said the Energy Ministry had made plans to ensure sufficient electricity supply during the period.

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