This update is meant to identify key developments during the month on Performance of Democratic Institutions in Pakistan with selected high-profile international developments included occasionally.

In this issue:

  1. Special Investment Facilitation Council
  2. Notifying appointment of Justice Qazi Faez Isa as the next CJP
  3. PTI president arrested
  4. SC delays review of the Supreme Court (Review of Judgments and Orders) Act
  5. SAPM says judges may face NAB trials for graft
  6. Audio and Videos as evidence
  7. PTI Resignations
  8. Creation of the Istehkam-i-Pakistan Party(IPP)
  9. Cases against Mr.Imran Khan
  10. SC raises questions on Panama case hearings
  11. Civil Society leaders urge SC to rule against civilians’ trials in military courts
  12. PTI Chairman keen on talks with Establishment
  13. Supreme Court reserves its ruling on a plea seeking judges’ accountability by the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC)
  14. LHC suspends order of reinstating PTI lawmakers
  15. PPP gets its first mayor of Karachi
  16. Senate passes bill seeking to limit the disqualification of lawmakers to five years with retrospective effect
  17. ECP starts preparation for General Elections
  18. Senate Chairman offers resignation over Perks controversy
  19. ECP to closely watch decisions by the Punjab’s caretaker cabinet
  20. LHC strikes down handing over land to the Army
  21. Pakistan rejects talks with TTP
  22. National Assembly approves Elections(Amendment) Act 2023
  23. President, Ministers benefit from Special Hajj flight
  24. ECP official reportedly says Polls not possible under new population census
  25. 81st Formation Commanders Conference
  26. ISPR DG’s Presser: Reassures action against culprits of May 09 attackers
  27. Speaker National Assembly meets Foreign Dignitaries
  28. Chairman Senate meets Foreign Dignitaries
  29. Prime Minister’s Interactions with COAS