ISLAMABAD, September 8: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated fifth nuclear power plant C-4 at Chashma, Mianwali area on Friday. The C-4 which is the fifth plant will be capable of generating 340MW electricity.
Addressing the participants after the inauguration ceremony, the PM said hoped the project would help fix country’s energy problem.
He said that nuclear power projects units, C-1, C-2 and C-3 have already been successfully contributing to the national grid. The PM said that the two large nuclear power plants, K-2 and K-3, were also under construction and he hoped they would be operational soon.
PM Abbasi added that the nuclear plants have been producing economical electricity. “More power generation projects would be launched in Chashma and Muzaffarabad,” he added.
He thanked the government of China for financial and technical cooperation and said that the projects could not have been completed without the support of Chinese people and the government.