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    India Drops To 84 In World’s Most Powerful Passports Ranking

    Japan continues to have the most powerful passport in the world

    Indian passport fell from a decade-high ranking of 74th to 84th in 2020 in the list of world’s most powerful passports in a recent report released by Henley & Partners.

    Indian passport got a total score of 58, meaning that the Indian passport holders can visit 58 countries without a prior visa. India shared the rank with tiny countries like Mauritania and Tajikistan, as per the report.

    Source: www.henleypassportindex.com

    What is Henley Passport Index

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

    The ranking is based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association, which maintains the world’s largest and most accurate database of travel information and enhanced by the Henley & Partners Research Department.

    Japan continues to have the most powerful passport in the world. Whereas, Pakistan is at rank 104th.

    Here’s the list of world’s 10 most powerful passports:

    1. Japan: 191 countries
    2. Singapore: 190 countries
    3. Germany and South Korea: 189 countries
    4. Finland and Italy: 188 countries
    5. Denmark, Luxembourg and Spain: 187 countries
    6. France and Sweden: 186 countries
    7. Austria, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal and Switzerland: 185 countries
    8. Belgium, Greece, Norway, UK and USA: 184 countries
    9. Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Malta and New Zealand: 183 countries
    10. Hungary, Lithuania and Slovakia: 181 countries

    Hitting at Modi

    Congress and social media users attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi as India dropped to 84 in the latest update of the Henley Passport Index.

    Photo credit: traveltriangle.com

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