Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates passport has been ranked third strongest in the world, moving up by one spot.
The Arton Capital Passport Index announced the updated ranking, citing the Emirati passport in the third position, along with Belgium, Austria, Japan, Greece, Portugal, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada.
According to the latest global ranking, holders of the Emirati passport can enter 163 countries in the world without pre-entry requirements or with on-arrival entry visas.
Cuba has allowed the UAE nationals to enter its territories, using a 30-day tourist visa. Under the procedure, Emirati citizens can obtain the entry visas to Cuba within 24 hours after applying online.