Pakistani Passport Maintains The Fourth Worst Position In HPI

Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

08th Jan, 2021. 08:55 pm
Pakistani passport ranking

The position of Pakistani passport remains stable in the year 2021 and still ranks as the fourth worst passport with 32 destinations for international travel.

Every year Henley Passport Index (HPI) reveals exclusive data provided by International Air Transport Authority (IATA) and features 277 travel places and 199 passports. The ranking is released in terms of the strongest and the weakest passport of the world.

The topmost position for the most powerful passport is held by Japanese citizens with 191 destinations followed by Singapore with 190 countries while a South Korean passport is third in the list with 189 countries offering visa-free of visa-on-arrival access.

But where does Pakistan stands on the list? Here’s what you need to know.

Weakest Passports Of The World:

Many countries around the world have access to visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to less than 40 countries. The list includes eight countries with Pakistan maintain 107 rank and fourth-worst position.

It includes North Korea (39 destinations), Libya, Nepal (38), Palestinian territories (37), Somalia, Yemen (33), Pakistan (32), Syria (29), Iraq (28), Afghanistan (26).

So, the residents of Pakistan will have only 32 travel destinations offering visa-free or visa-on-arrival access. It is the second consecutive year that Pakistani passport is ranked 107th on the list followed by Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, India, and Tajikistan.
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