Pakistani Passport Once Again Ranks Among Worst in the World

Pakistani passport has been ranked as the fourth worst passport for international travel by the Henley Passport Index.

The Henley Passport Index, which is a ranking of all the world’s passports based on the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa, placed Pakistan at the 113th position as its holders enjoy visa-free access to 32 countries.


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Just like last year, the Pakistani passport only fares better than Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan on the Henley Passport Index. Yemen, Somalia, Palestine, Nepal, Libya, and North Korea have been placed above Pakistan on the list.

Japan has retained the top spot on the Henley Passport Index. The Asian nation has come out on top in the index for the fourth time in a row. Other Asian countries in the most powerful passport list are Singapore, which stands at the second spot, and South Korea tying with Germany in third place.


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Here are the 10 most powerful passports in the world:

Sr. No. Country/Countries Visa-Free Access (Countries) Rank
1. Japan 193 1
2. Singapore 192 2
3. South Korea, Germany 191 3
4. Finland, Italy, Luxembourg, Spain, 190 4
5. Austria, Denmark 189 5
6. France, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden 188

 

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7. Belgium, New Zealand, Switzerland, United States, United Kingdom, 187 7
8. Czech Republic, Greece, Malta, Norway 186 8
9. Australia, Canada 185 9
10. Hungary 184 10

Here are the 10 least powerful passports in the world:

Sr. No. Country/Countries Visa-Free Access (Countries) Rank
1. Afghanistan 26 116
2. Iraq 28 115
3. Syria 29 114
4. Pakistan 32 113
5. Yemen 33 112
6. Somalia 34 111
7. Palestine 37 110
8. Nepal 38 109
9. North Korea 39 108
10. Libya, Kosovo 40 107

 



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