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Pakistan's Chashma 3 inaugurated

New Nuclear

28 December 2016

Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan's prime minister, today inaugurated the country's fourth reactor - unit 3 of the Chashma nuclear power plant in Punjab province.

Grid connection for Pakistan's fourth reactor

New Nuclear

17 October 2016

Chashma_3_grid_celebrations_(CNNC)-48Pakistan's Chashma unit 3 was connected to the country's power grid on 15 October at a ceremony attended by the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission and China National Nuclear Corporation. The unit reached first criticality on 2 October.

Pakistan aspires to international role

Nuclear Policies

26 September 2014

Pakistan would like to be a full member of export control regimes and to play a part in the international nuclear industry, according to the country's statement to the International Atomic Energy Agency's 58th General Conference.

Pakistan's Chashma 3 completes acceptance test

New Nuclear

09 December 2016

Chashma units 3 and 4 - 48Pakistan's fourth reactor - unit 3 of the Chashma nuclear power plant in Punjab province - has passed a preliminary acceptance test, supplier China National Nuclear Corporation has announced.

Pakistan breaks ground for new Karachi units

New Nuclear

21 August 2015

Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday held a ceremony to mark the start of construction of two Chinese-designed Hualong One units near the coastal city of Karachi.

Chashma 4 containment capped

New Nuclear

08 January 2014

Chashma 4 dome 48Installation of the containment dome marks a significant milestone in the construction of the second of two reactors being built in Pakistan by Chinese companies.