The project was completed ahead of schedule in a period of five years. The plant has been connected to the national electricity grid, state-run APP news agency reported.
Sources in the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission said construction of two more reactors Chashma-III and Chashma-IV has been started at the Chashma site with Chinese assistance. These reactors will be completed in the next five to seven years.
At the same time, work has started on upgrading the production capacity of existing nuclear power plants, the sources said.