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Golra Sharif Enrichment Plant

Other Name: N/A
Location: Approximately 15km SW of Islamabad
Subordinate To: Unknown
Size: Unknown
Facility Status: Unknown

Pakistan allegedly began constructing a uranium enrichment plant in Golra in 1987. [1] In early 1988, there was little consensus in the intelligence community regarding the status of Golra, and Pakistani officials denied that construction of an enrichment plant was taking place.[2] No further open source information is available on Golra, and the status of a possible enrichment plant there is unknown.

[1] Simon Henderson, "Pakistan Builds Second Plant To Enrich Uranium," Financial Times, 11 December 1987.
[2] Neil A. Lewis, "U.S. Unsure Pakistan Seeks 2nd A-Fuel Plant," The New York Times, 10 January 1988.

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