Pakistan rss

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.

Contracts for new Pakistan reactors

New Nuclear

10 September 2013

ACP1000 (CNNC) 84x48Contracts were recently signed for the Karachi Coastal Nuclear Power Project in Pakistan comprising two ACP1000 units. The order marks the first foreign purchase of the Chinese reactor design.

Chashma 3 gets its dome

New Nuclear

22 March 2013

Chashma 3 dome installation 48The first of two reactors being constructed in the Punjab region of Pakistan by Chinese companies has passed a significant milestone with the emplacement of its dome.


Pakistan breaks ground for coastal units

New Nuclear

03 December 2013

Karachi 2 and 3 groundbreaking 48A ground-breaking ceremony has been held for the Karachi Coastal Nuclear Power Project in Pakistan, comprising two Chinese-supplied ACP1000 units.

Commitment for new Pakistan reactors

New Nuclear

11 July 2013

ACP1000 (CNNC) 84x48Pakistan's top-level Executive Committee of the National Economic Council has approved funds to purchase two new nuclear power reactors from China.

Businessman jailed for illegal nuclear exports

Regulation and Safety

09 January 2012

A businessman has been sentenced to three years in prison for his part in a scheme to illegally export restricted nuclear-related materials and equipment from the USA to Pakistan.