China in discussions to build 1 GW nuke power plant in Pak

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Beijing, Sept 29 (ANI): China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) is reportedly discussing building a one gig watt scale nuclear power plant in Pakistan, after having built two there and signed agreements for two other smaller ones.

"After the successful, safe operation of the first 300-megawatt reactor in Chashma...the second reactor is now under testing and is expected to start formal operations by the end of this year," The Dawn quoted Qiu Jiangang, vice president of CNNC, as saying.

Qiu further stated that the two countries have signed contracts to build the No. 3 and No. 4 reactors of similar size.

China's other leading nuclear power firm, China Guangdong Nuclear Power Corp, is reportedly launching commercial operations for the new one GW nuclear reactor in southern Guangdong province. (ANI)

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