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. Federal Cabinet allows senior bureaucrats to take contractual jobs
  2. LHC Chief warns Chief Secretary and Defence Ministry of serious consequences
  3. Jehangir Khan Tareen forms a group within the PTI
  4. NA 249 Karachi by elections
  5. The Elections (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 2021 promulgated
  6. Shehbaz Sharif on ECL
  7. PM advises Ambassadors not to serve overseas Pakistanis with “indifferent attitude”
  8. Pakistan, Saudi Arabia call for Dialogue on Kashmir issue
  9. Dr. Moeed Yusuf appointed as the National Security Adviser
  10. Rawalpindi Ring Road (RRR) Scandal
  11. Journalist Asad Toor attacked at his house
  12. SC Registrar returns Government pleas to review Justice Faez Isa verdict
  13. PIA assets unfreezed in Reko Diq case
  14. 241st Corps Commanders’ Conference
  15. Prime Minister visits ISI Headquarters
  16. US and Pakistan NSAs Meet in Geneva
  17. Prime Minister and COAS interactions
  18. FM says Pakistan shall not provide military bases to US
  19. Chairman Senate meets Foreign Dignitaries
  20. Speaker National Assembly meets Foreign Dignitaries
  21. Interactions of COAS with Foreign Dignitaries
  22. Bashar al-Assad re-elected President for a fourth term