Pakistani Passport has been ranked as the second Worst Passport for international travel in the world with a score of 29 as mentioned in the Henley and Partners Visa Restrictions Index 2016.
In 2016, the Henley and Partners has published a index which shows the visa restrictions and disapproval. In that index, Pakistan has been ranked as the second worst passport for international travel in the world.
With score of 29, Pakistan is at second worst number following Afghanistan with a score of 25 and ranked as First Worst passport for international travel. It means that, the citizens of both countries mostly face these visa restrictions and disapprovals.
The Henley and Partners have been working to produce a list of countries enlisting the rankings featuring visa restrictions. In 2016 index, Germany has been ranked as first best passport with a score of 177 to travel internationally, Sweden as second best with 176 points followed by France, Italy, Spain and United Kingdom (UK) ranking third on the list.
India is at 85th position with a score of 52 while Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are at the rank of 96 with score of 39 score.
What is Henley & Partners Visa Restriction Index:
It is an index produced by Henley and Partners with cooperation of International Air Transport Association (IATA) enlisting countries with global rankings. This list is produced by using certain methodologies and freedom that their customers feel while traveling. Henley and Partners are working since a decade.
The methodologies and factors used in the production of this index also include biometric verification of customers and many other factors affect it.