Residents of Pakistan’s capital can breathe a sigh of relief. Islamabad has been ranked as the safest city in Pakistan by the World Crime Index.
The capital was ranked on the 224th position among 328 cities around the world. Karachi also made the list ranking 71st, while Lahore showed significant improvement from last year and was ranked 174th. The crime index and safety index of Islamabad are 30.47 and 69.53 respectively and has been ranked as the safest city in Pakistan.
According to the report, Lahore is at 38.43 and 61.57 while Karachi’s crime and safety index is 56.79 and 43.21. Note that the No.1 ranked city, Caracas in Venezuela, is the most dangerous city in the world.
The most dangerous cities in the world:
Caracas in Venezuela
Pietermaritzburg in South Africa
Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea
San Pedro Sula in Honduras
Pretoria in South Africa
Durban in South Africa
Johannesburg in South Africa
Fortaleza in Brazil
Salvador in Brazil
Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
Top 10 Safest Cities In The World:
Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates
Doha in Qatar
Quebec City in Canada
Taipei in Taiwan
Munich in Germany
Dubai in the United Arab Emirates
Zurich in Switzerland
Bern in Switzerland
Eskisehir in Turkey.
Good news for Lahoris
Lahore’s improvement in the ranking is due to the recently improved security conditions, news reports. This year, we saw international event and worldwide sports teams tour the city. Moreover, it’s interesting that Lahore was ranked safer than cities like Washington, London, New York and Melbourne.