Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said steps are being taken to make Pakistan a polio-free country.

He held meeting with co-chairman of Bill and Melinda Gates foundation Bill Gates.

Apprising Bill Gates of anti-polio efforts, Nawaz Sharif said all provinces, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir are working in tandem to eradicate polio.

On the occasion, Bill Gates expressed hope that polio would be eradicated from Pakistan this year