The Pakistani passport has been ranked because the fourth worst passport for worldwide journey by the Henley Passport Index.
The Henley Passport Index, which is a rating of all of the world’s passports based mostly on the variety of locations their holders can entry with out a prior visa, positioned Pakistan on the 104th place.
Final yr, the Pakistani passport had been ranked because the fifth-worst passport to carry.
It now fares higher than the passports of solely three different international locations: Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. It shares the fourth spot with Somalia. Pakistani passport holders nonetheless get pleasure from visa-free entry to 32 international locations. Nonetheless, Henley Passport Index went on to place Yemen, Libya, Nepal, and Palestine above Pakistan on the listing.
What’s extra unsettling is that Pakistan was declared as the most effective journey vacation spot of 2020 by Forbes not too long ago, regardless of that it was ranked among the many worst passports.
Japan retained the highest spot with the world’s strongest passport. The Asian nation has come out on high within the index for the third time in a row. Different Asian international locations in probably the most highly effective passport listing are Singapore, which stands on the second spot, and South Korea tying with Germany in third place.
European international locations additionally carried out favorably, with Finland sitting at fourth and Spain, Luxembourg and Denmark sharing the fifth spot. Sweden and France took the sixth spot on the listing.
America dropped two locations to eighth, sharing the spot with the UK, Norway, Greenland, and Belgium. In the meantime, Canada ranked ninth.
The United Arab Emirates additionally climbed up 47 locations to 18th place, with a visa-free or visa-on-arrival rating of 171.
Listed here are the 10 strongest passports on the planet:
- Japan (191 locations)
- Singapore (190)
- South Korea, Germany (189)
- Italy, Finland (188)
- Spain, Luxembourg, Denmark (187)
- Sweden, France (186)
- Switzerland, Portugal, Netherlands, Eire, Austria (185)
- United States, United Kingdom, Norway, Greece, Belgium (184)
- New Zealand, Malta, Czech Republic, Canada, Australia (183)
- Slovakia, Lithuania, Hungary (181)
Listed here are the 5 least highly effective passports on the planet:
- Afghanistan (Locations 26)
- Iraq (28)
- Syria (29)
- Pakistan, Somalia (32)