March 02, 2018: According to the Global Competitiveness Index of 2017-2018, Nepal has the worst roads in Asia. Lack of resources and hilly terrain pose a major barrier to development.
Singapore is ranked at the top in Asia and second globally in terms of road infrastructure in the country.
Road infrastructure is the marker of a country’s development.
The index, as prepared by the World Economic Forum, is part of an annual report which examines a wide range of variables to rank countries in terms of competitiveness in the global context.