ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Interior Rehman Malik has said that Pakistans database is not accessible by any foreign country. He said this while answering questions of the media persons on the occasion of inaugurating the CNIC verification service launched by National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA). He said that no any country, including the US and European states, could have access to Pakistans database. I categorically rule out its possibility and we will not allow to any body or state to access our database, our data is in safe hands, Malik said. Earlier, Rehman Malik inaugurated the NADRAs CNIC verification service and newly launched website. As per the verification service, any one can get the data of any person, registered with the authority, verified by sending his or her CNIC number to 7000 (service number) via SMS through a cell phone. Rehman Malik speaking on the occasion said that that the verification service would be a great help to wipe out menace of crimes and terrorism. He termed it a unique, latest and modern initiative, adding, the service would facilitate law enforcement agencies and general public to access CNIC verification. He further said that NADRA was only profitable national institution, which provided good income to government. Malik said that NADRA was achieving its goal and around 15 million citizens of the country, who had failed to get registered with the authority and resultantly failed to have CNIC would be facilitated soon as NADRA mobile teams would go door-to-door of those people for making their CNIC, Malik added. Rehman Malik also informed that President of Pakistan had directed NADRA to register all the remaining citizens by August 2010. Lauding the database authority, he said that NADRA had contributed a lot in registering the IDPs and more than 200000 displaced persons had been issued Visa Cards for drawing money from the banks. He further informed that NADRA had won US $ 1 million contract to develop National Identity Management System for Nigeria. NADRA will help Nigeria to produce the Computerized National Identity Cards for its citizens, Malik added. Chairman NADRA, Ali Arshad Hakeem, and Interior Secretary Syed Kamal Shah were also present on the occasion. Chairman NADRA briefly described the whole process of verification system for the convenience of the public. He said that law enforcement agencies and could verify any registered citizen instantly using their mobile phones adding that the service would be equally beneficial for the general public as well.