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Pakistani passport still among worst in the world: report



The Pakistani passport this month dropped 14 places in the global travel ranking making it one of the worst passports to travel with, a report revealed.

The Visa Restrictions Index 2015, prepared by Henley & Partners, ranked Pakistan at 106th, making it one of four of the worst passports in the world.

With Pakistan’s passport among the least desirable, Somalia, Iraq and Afghanistan followed closely behind at 107, 108 and 109 respectively. Meanwhile, the report places India at 87 and Bangladesh at 98.

Read: Pakistani passport remains among worst to travel with: Visa Restriction Index

The Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index is a global ranking of countries according to the travel freedom that their citizens enjoy. he index is produced in cooperation with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which maintains the world’s largest database of travel information, and is published annually. The amount of nationalities evaluated is 199.

In 2014, Pakistan was ranked at 92, sharing the spot with Somalia, with citizens of both countries enjoying visa-free access to only 32 destinations around the world.

Read: Pakistani passport third worst for international travel

The report further revealed that the world’s most powerful passports were now issued in the UK and Germany, with Finland, Sweden and the US all dropping to second place.

Compiled with excerpts from Arabian Business

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