According to the Henley Passport Index, the Pakistani passport has been ranked as the fourth worst passport in the world for international travel.
Pakistan was placed on the 104th position, by Henley Passport Index that ranks the world passports as per the number of destinations the passport holders can access.
In 2019, Pakistani passport was ranked the fifth-worst in the world. Presently Pakistani passport fares better than just three other countries i.e. Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan. It shares the position of fourth worst with Somalia.
The Pakistanis passport holders enjoy visa-free access to 32 nations. Japan retained the top spot as the most powerful passport in the world.
Singapore, another Asian country was in the most powerful passport list at the second spot while South Korea tying with Germany in the third spot.
Finland stood at fourth and Spain, Luxembourg, and Denmark came fifth. Sweden and France took the sixth position on the list.
The ranking of United States passport dropped by two places to eighth spot sharing it with the United Kingdom, Norway, Green and Belgium. Canada ranked 9th on the list.
The United Arab Emirates jumped by 47 places and stood at 18th place in terms of its passport. Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Germany, Italy, Finland, Spain, Luxembourg, Denmark, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Portugal, Netherlands, Ireland, Austria, United States, United Kingdom, Norway, Greece, Belgium, New Zealand, Malta, Czech Republic, Canada, Australia, and Slovakia, Lithuania, Hungary among top 10.
The least powerful passports in the world are Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Pakistan, Somalia, and Yemen
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