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Indians can travel to Qatar, Oman, 60 visa-free

NOB | Manama                                                     

The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com

Indian passport holders can now travel to Oman and Qatar without a visa, it has emerged.

These are the only two GCC countries among 62 other countries that offer either visa-free entry or visa-on-arrival for Indians.

According to the recently released Henley Passport Index 2024, Indian passports rank 80 among 199 countries.

It was earlier reported that Bahrain’s passport has secured an impressive ranking as the 4th most powerful passport in the GCC.

GCC countries have the most powerful passports in the world, with Bahrain in 59th place.

Bahrain’s impressive ranking is a testament to the country’s continuous efforts to enhance its international relationships and strengthen its global presence.

With visa-free access to over 160 destinations worldwide, Bahrain passport holders can enjoy the freedom to travel to a wide range of destinations with ease.

The index reveals that the top-ranked passport or strongest passport in the world belongs to France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore, and Spain, as the holders enjoy the highest global access.

Their citizens can travel to 194 countries with visa-free or visa-on-arrival options.

Finland secures the second position on the list, with its passport holders having visa-free or visa-on-arrival options for 193 countries.

The low-ranked or weakest passports in the world belong to Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Pakistan, and Yemen.