Pakistani passport among worst for travel: Visa Restriction Index 2013

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    Henley & Partners ranked Pakistan as 91st in its Visa Restriction Index 2013. The index ranks countries according to the travel freedom their citizens benefit from.
    It was created by Henley & Partners to rank countries based on the visa-free entry their citizens have. They analysed visa regulations around the globe to determine the results.
    Pakistan shared its ranking with Somalia, beating only Iraq which ranked 92nd and Afghanistan, which came in last place. India ranked higher than all three countries at 74.
    The report said that Pakistanis had access to only 32 countries without a visa, while Afghanis could access just 28.
    Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom tied in first place as their citizens can travel to 173 countries, visa-free.
    Pakistani passport among worst for travel: Visa Restriction Index 2013 – The Express Tribune
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    And some say Israel is isolated, 22 is not bad at all with 141 countries to travel to without visa. I would like to see the whole list, tho rankings from 2012 can draw pretty much same result i dont think that much has changed in 2013
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    https://www.henleyglobal.com/citizenship/visa-restrictions/
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    Sir, what is Pakistan's reason for no visa entry in so many countries? Is it due to they being a south asian country, 3rd world country, terrorism, economic situation pakistan is or is it due to mix and match of the ones I stated? India on rank 74 is poorly placed too. Also, can you please tell me whats the frequency of Nation's revising no-visa entry for other country? Thanks.

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    There are about 50 (not sure) Islamic countries in the world and Pakistanis get visa free entry to only 32 countries? Its sad to know that even Muslim counties dont give free entries to Pakistanis nowadays.
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    But why is Super power India not among the likes of USA?

    it seems like indians can visit upto 50-55 countries without visa while pakistan 32.

    the difference is not this much
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    largely because of a certain community which is common to India and Pakistan.... this makes even Indian passport prone to use by a potential terrorist.
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    Because we are not a super power however compared to Pakistan one might think so.
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    please be specific and point out the common community
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    I don't think its a religion issue, not in case of India anyways. Its more to do with economic conditions in the country. Poor countries will have less visa privilege, be it Muslim, Hindu, Christian, Buddhist.
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    Bro, you go to any slum and tell me the majority religion there.
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    Terrorism is a reason why some passports are not welcome but not the major reason until recently

    When does a passport lose a visa free access ?

    The number one reason is when majority of its holders don't stick to the visa conditions (over stay, refuse to go back, work illegally)
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    You can buy a St Kitts and Nevis passport for a nice sum of money. Only if I had that sum.