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Pakistani Passport Stays to Be the Fourth-Worst in World

The Pakistani passport stays to be the fourth-worst in the world, not altering its position from a year ago and providing entrance to only 32 destinations, according to the Henley Passport Index for 2022.

The Henley Passport Index is a ranking of all the world’s 199 passports allowing to the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa.

The ranking is based on data from the International Air Transport Association, which upholds the world’s largest database of travel information, and it improves by extensive, ongoing research by the Henley & Partners Research Department.

In the newly exposed ranking, Pakistan is ranked only higher than conflict-ravaged Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, which inhabits the bottom spot.

The top spot taken by Japan, with the country’s passport providing its holders admission to 193 destinations. Next in line are Singapore and South Korea, whose passports provide access to 192 countries, followed by Germany and Spain, with their passports having a visa-free score of 190.

Among other top-ranked countries are typically European nations, the US and the United Kingdom.

In compare, Afghan passport holders can access just 27 destinations, the passport having the lowest visa-free score. Between other bottom-tier countries, the holders of Iraqi passports are able to gain entry to a mere 29 countries and those of Syrian passports to 30.

Amongst other countries from Asia, India, along with Mauritius and Tajikistan, ranked 87th, with its passport providing entrance to 67 countries.

China ties with Bolivia for the 69th spot, with each of their passports allowing access to 80 destinations.

As for Bangladesh, it occupies the 104th position — five spots advanced than Pakistan — with its passport holders having access to 41 countries.

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