China has officially offered to export 3200 megawatt of electricity to Pakistan. The offer was made by Chinese officials during talks with Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in Urumqi.

The Chinese officials said that the project could be completed in three years' time.

Shahbaz Sharif welcomed the offer and said it needs to assessed by the experts to ensure cost effectiveness.

He said the mega power project would give a boost to the country stumbling to fulfill its power needs

The Punjab Chief Minister is currently on a visit to China to discuss cooperation between Pakistan and China in different fields particularly energy sector.