Kuwait ranked 57 worldwide and second most powerful Arab passport



Kuwait ranked 57 on the Henley Passport Index, a global classification that tracks countries according to their most powerful passports in terms of the freedom of movement of their citizens according to the number of destinations that the passport holder can travel without a prior visa.The index showed that the Kuwaiti passport allows its holder to travel to 95 countries without a prior visa and to be the second Arab passport after the UAE, which ranked in the 18th in the world with 171 countries, as it jumped 47 centers during the last 10 years, followed by Qatar in the 58th in 93 countries .

For the third year in a row, Japan maintained its top spot - based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), with a visa waiver / visa on arrival score of 191. And Singapore ranked second with 190 degrees, while South Korea fell to third place next to Germany, as it provides access to 189 destinations.

Meanwhile, the United States of America and the United Kingdom continued the path of decline. Although the two countries remained on the list of the first ten countries, they participated in the eighth position, which is a noticeable decline from the first position in which the two countries participated in 2015. Within the first ten list, Finland and Italy are in fourth place, with 188 degrees, while each participates From Denmark, Luxembourg, and Spain in fifth place, with 187 degrees.On the other hand, Afghanistan continued to bottom the index, reaching only 26 destinations around the world.