Pakistan Launched Construction of Country's Largest Nuclear Power Project

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on 26 November 2013 launched the construction of the country's biggest Nuclear power project.

Created On: Nov 27, 2013 11:25 ISTModified On: Dec 17, 2013 16:17 IST

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on 26 November 2013 launched the construction of the country's biggest Nuclear power project.

Karachi Coastal Power Project


The 2200-MegaWatt- Karachi Coastal Power Project, comprising the K-2 and K-3 nuclear plants, is being built at Paradise Beach, located 40 km from the Karachi.

The nuclear power plant is to be built with Chinese technical assistance on the Arabian Sea coast.

Pakistan already has three operational nuclear plants generating a total of around 740 MW of power. The World Nuclear Association has estimated the cost of the new project at nearly 10 billion Dollars.

Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission engineers will work on the project with help from the China Atomic Energy Authority. As Pakistan is not party to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty it is excluded from the international trade in nuclear materials and technology, and can rely only on its neighbour China for help.

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