ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has ranked 94 in Arton Capital's Passport Index while UAE topped the 2022 list that has been made public lately.
Arton Capital released the Passport Index 2022, classifying the world's strongest and weakest passports. The rankings show the number of countries you can visit or enter without getting a visa.
A three-tier method is used that comprised visa-free, visa-on-arrival, and eVisa facilities that make mobility score for the countries.
In the latest index, the Pakistani passport has been assigned the fourth weakest spot, with a global power rank of 94. Pakistani passport was ranked above war-torn countries including Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan.
Meanwhile, Yemen, Libya, Palestine, Iran and Bangladesh ranked above Pakistan in the recent Index.
Arton Capital, unlike Henley Passport Index, classified passports in real time as new visa waivers and changes are effected in post-Covid times.
UAE’s passport world's most powerful
This time, UAE, known for luxury shopping, and oil resources, gain a new record with the most powerful travel document in the world. UAE passport holders can now travel to 180 nations without going through complex procedures.
Germany, Sweden, Finland, Luxembourg, Spain, France, Italy, Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, South Korea Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Norway, Poland, Ireland, United States, and New Zealand are among top-ranked countries.
Pakistani rupee advanced its winning momentum against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market amid strong economic cues.
On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.
Euro moves down to 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED also moved down to 77.45 whereas the Saudi Riyal drops to 75.82.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||359.4||360.05|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.38||36.48|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
The price of gold fell by thousands of rupees as precious metal lost shine despite an upward trend in the international market.
On Saturday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,300 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,300.
Meanwhile, single tola of 22 Karat gold costs Rs199,190, 21 karat rate costs Rs190,138 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,975.
Globally, gold prices hover at around $2072, gaining $32 on Saturday.
|Lahore||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Karachi||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Quetta||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Attock||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Multan||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|