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Singaporean passport named the world's most powerful by Passport Index

Singaporean passport named the world's most powerful by Passport Index

India BloomsNews Service | @indiablooms | 25 Oct 2017, 12:24 pm
Singapore, Oct 25 (IBNS): The Singaporean passport has been ranked the world's most powerful by Passport Index.

The recent decision by Paraguay to remove visa requirements for passport holders of Singapore allowed the nation to take the number one spot, one ahead of germany.

People with the Singaporean passport can visit a record 159 countries either visa-free or by gaining a visa on arrival.

Earlier it shared the numero uno spot with Germany, whose citizens can visit 158 countries the same way.

Here's the top 10 countries:

Singapore: 159

Germany: 158

Sweden, South Korea: 157

Denmark, Finland, Italy, France, Spain, Norway, Japan, United Kingdom: 156

Luxembourg, Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Portugal: 155

Malaysia, Ireland, Canada, United States: 154

Australia, Greece, New Zealand: 153

Malta, Czech Republic, Iceland: 152

Hungary: 150

Slovenia, Slovakia, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia: 149 

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