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Dhaka improves position on world safe city index

MNA Editorial Desk: Dhaka has improved as the least safe city in the latest edition of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Safe Cities Index (SCI).

This year it climbed to the fifth position from the third at the bottom of the SCI recorded in last year.

The EIU prepared this index taking in view the indicators of digital, health, infrastructure and personal security.

The index shows Dhaka ranking fourth, fourth, second and sixth least from the bottom in terms of the categories of security mentioned above.

The four cities that rank below Dhaka on the index are Karachi, Yangon, Caracas, and Lagos respectively.

The top five cities on the indicator are Tokyo, Singapore, Osaka, Amsterdam and Sydney.

Sponsored by NEC Corporation, this year’s Safe Cities Index report covers 60 cities.

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