95.026 mln CNICs re verified so far under ongoing drive

ISLAMABAD, Dec 11 (APP): National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has verified 95.026 million Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) so far during ongoing national security CNIC re verification drive.
During the drive, 33,630 aliens have voluntarily returned their Pakistani identities.
Over 66,000 intruders have been identified so far as a result of 14 million SMS sent by NADRA to family heads across Pakistan.
As per details issued by Ministry of Interior here, the six month national security related CNIC re verification drive is due to be completed within scheduled time.
Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has expressed satisfaction over completion of herculean task and overwhelming response received from public.
He directed NADRA to put in place a permanent and ongoing mechanism for re verification of the CNICs that should continue throughout the year to block chances of any alien getting Pakistani identity through illegal means.