Construction on Paks nuclear power plant begins

Construction begins on KANUPP-2 Karachi nuclear power plant in Pakistan

The Pakistani prime minister inaugurated construction on a 1,100-MW nuclear power plant in Pakistan expected to cost $10 billion.

Work started on-time on the Karachi Nuclear Power Plant 2 (KANUPP-2), according to news reports.  The project is being built with help from China. The start of work on the reactor is expected to pave the way for work on KANUPP-3, also a 1,100-MW reactor. Groundbreaking on both reactors was in 2013.

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