Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has invited business leaders, and investors communities in united states to take lead in harnessing the tremendous potential for deepening trade and investment links with Pakistan. He was addressing a luncheon gathering of U.S.-Pakistan Business Council and U.S. Chamber of Commerce in New York attended by prominent American business and industry leaders. The Prime Minister highlighted the economic developments in the country and Pakistan’s burgeoning partnerships with international markets and financial institutions. He underlined the government’s economic reform and revival policies implemented over the past three years that had turned around the economy, mitigated the energy crisis, and greatly improved the business climate in the country. He said that his government is determined to strengthening trade and investment linkages with the United States and private sector of both countries could play an important role to that end. The Prime Minister said country’s stable economic situation over last three years formed the basis for a sustainable economic growth trajectory, which is duly acknowledged by international financial institutions and monitoring agencies. The Prime Minister also drew attention of the business community to his government’s people-centered initiatives and development agenda, that offered enormous investment opportunities to international investors. He apprised the meeting about the remarkable improvement in the security situation in the country and government’s firm commitment to rid the country of the remnants of terrorism. The Prime Minister invited business and industry leaders to seize the moment in availing the tremendous new possibilities and opportunities that existed in the country towards enhancing the economic content of Pak-US bilateral ties.