PM Nawaz inaugurates 340 MW Chashma Nuclear Project-III
MIANWALI ( 28 Dec) :- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday inaugurated power generation from Chashma Nuclear Project – III near Mianwali. The 340 Mega Watt Nuclear Power Plant is a joint collaboration of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission and China National Nuclear Corporation. This is the third project after successful operation of Chashma-I and Chashma-II projects.
Chashma – IV Nuclear Power Project is expected to be completed in 2017 and Karachi Nuclear Power Projects K-2 and K-3 will add a total of 8,800 MW electricity to the National Grid by 2030 as Mid-Term target for Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission. The projects will provide clean and affordable energy to the people besides contributing to agricultural, industrial, commercial and socio-economic development. The project would also help the small industries to grow and increase their production, besides ending monopoly of large industrial units, he explained.