The United Arab Emirates passport has risen to the spot on the of the most powerful passports. This is to the Passport Index - an service that provides insights on passports and . UAE passport holders now enjoy the freedom of movement globally of in the world. UAE passport holders can travel visa-free to 167 countries. The most powerful passports are the Singaporean and German passports. The USA passport is ranked at four. Holders of the Afghanistan passport have the freedom of movement.
The UAE passport reached number one on the of the country's 47th National Day celebrations. The UAE prime minister expressed his in his country's . He tweeted: "A big 'thank you' goes to the working for their great to strengthen the UAE's , enhance its reputation, and facilitate for Emirati citizens. Congratulations to the UAE and people." A Passport Index spokesman said: "The Emirati passport has witnessed progress globally in the past few years, reflecting the international of the country."