Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi has been named as one of the 10 worst cities in the world.
The international magazine, Economist has released the ranking of the cities suitable for living. Karachi has been named among the least livable cities of the world because of the poor infrastructure, poor health, poor education systems and crime.
Karachi is ranked 134th in the list of 140 cities in the world, while Dhaka (Bangladesh), Tripoli (Lebanon) and Harare (Zimbabwe) are also included in the list of the worst cities in the world.
The Syrian capital, Damascus, ranks 140th on the list of the worst cities, and the Nigerian city of Lagos ranks 139th. The Bangladeshi capital Dhaka was ranked 137th, Algeria 136th and Tripoli 135th.
Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, was ranked 133rd, Cameroon’s Duala 132nd and Venezuela’s Caracas 131st.
Auckland (New Zealand) has been named the best city to live in, and Osaka, Japan, has been named the world’s second best city to live in and Adelaide (Australia) as the third best city followed by Wellington (New Zealand), Tokyo (Japan), Perth (Australia), Zurich (Switzerland), Geneva (Switzerland), Melbourne (Australia) and Brisbane (Australia).
“The livability index ranks cities based on more than 30 qualitative and quantitative factors across five broad categories: stability, health care, culture and environment, education and infrastructure,” reported the CNBC.