The Henley Passport Index has ranked the Pakistani passport as the fourth worst to hold in the world. It evaluates different countries on the basis of international mobility enjoyed by their holders.
According to details, the International Passport ranking authority Henley Global has issued the passport rankings for 2022, in which Japan and Singapore top the list.
Pakistan, with a score of 31, ranked 109 on the list. Only, Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan rank lower than Pakistan on the list. Henley Global has released the ranking of 112 passports in the world in 2022.
All the world’s passports were ranked according to the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa.
Japan unsurprisingly, and Singapore topped the list with access to 192 destinations without a prior visa.
It is to be noted that there are no Muslim countries in the top 10 ranking for the strongest passports in the world.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) with access to 175 destinations is the top-ranked Muslim country on the list.
Ukraine, despite the military conflict with Russia, sits at 34th position while Russia, after a 3 rank decline from the last year, ranks 49th with a score of 117.
Taliban-ruled Islamic Emirates of Afghanistan ranked last on the list as its citizens can visit only 26 destinations without a prior visa.
Henley & Partners firm’s “Henley Passport Index” has been regularly monitoring the world’s most travel-friendly passports since 2006.