PM Imran Khan inaugurates a 1,100 MW nuclear energy plant inbuilt China

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan just about inaugurated Unit 2 (Ok-2) of the Karachi Nuclear Energy Plant (NPP) on Friday, a third-generation state-of-the-art plant with improved security programs.

The ceremony was held concurrently on the Ok-2 nuclear energy plant, Karachi and in Beijing, China, and in addition marked the 70th anniversary of the institution of diplomatic relations between the 2 nations. Talking on the event, Prime Minister Khan mentioned he was comfortable that the K2 nuclear plant might be inaugurated immediately on the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and China.

Clear vitality is essential to us,” he mentioned, including that the switch of know-how might be useful for the nation. He mentioned Pakistan needs to study from China in varied sectors, together with managing quickly increasing city facilities, assuaging poverty and controlling corruption. He mentioned the scope of the China-Pakistan Financial Hall is increasing from vitality and connectivity sector tasks to the institution of financial zones and agricultural know-how.

The prime minister famous that relations between the 2 nations have been superb and that Pakistanis respect and love China as a result of Beijing has at all times supported Islamabad when it mattered most. He mentioned that Pakistan can study so much from China’s growth. Ok-2 linked to the nationwide grid on March 18 The Ok-2 nuclear plant has inner and exterior accident prevention capabilities and enhanced emergency response capabilities.

It has a life expectancy of 60 years, extendable to 20 extra years. The ability plant is designed with larger plant capability and availability elements and an prolonged refueling cycle. The development of the Ok-2 plant began in November 2013, whereas its refueling began on December 1, 2020, after approval by the Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA).

A collection of cold and warm useful commissioning exams associated to the operation and security of the plant have been carried out, earlier than reaching criticality on the finish of February this yr.

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