Turkey's new Cabinet unveiled

PM Davutoglu has announced the new Cabinet after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan approved the list presented to him

Turkey's new Cabinet unveiled

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his new Cabinet at a press conference at Cankaya Palace in Ankara Tuesday following his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

According to the list, the new Cabinet members are:

Prime Minister - Ahmet Davutoglu

Deputy Prime Minister -  Numan Kurtulmus 

Deputy Prime Minister - Mehmet Simsek

Deputy Prime Minister - Yalcin Akdogan

Deputy Prime Minister - Tugrul Turkes

Deputy Prime Minister - Lutfi Elvan


Minister of Foreign Affairs - Mevlut Cavusoglu

Minister of EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator - Volkan Bozkir

Minister of Family and Social Policies - Sema Ramazanoglu

Minister of Justice - Bekir Bozdag

Minister of Science, Industry and Technology - Fikri Isik

Minister of Customs and Trade - Bulent Tufenkci

Minister of Environment and Urban Planning - Fatma Guldemet Sari

Minister of Economy - Mustafa Elitas

Minister of Youth and Sports - Akif Cagatay Kilic

Minister of Internal Affairs - Efkan Ala

Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication - Binali Yildirim

Minister of Labour and Social Security - Suleyman Soylu

Minister of Energy and Natural Resources - Berat Albayrak

Minister of Food, Agriculture and Livestock - Faruk Celik

Minister of Development - Cevdet Yilmaz

Minister of Culture and Tourism - Mahir Unal

Minister of Finance - Naci Agbal

Minister of National Education - Nabi Avcı

Minister of National Defence - Ismet Yilmaz

Minister of Forest and Water Management - Veysel Eroglu

Minister of Health - Mehmet Muezzinoglu

Earlier Tuesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received Davutoglu at the presidential palace in Ankara, where the premier submitted the Cabinet list to him. Erdogan approved the list in the meeting that lasted around one-and-a-half hour.

The Justice and Development Party (AKP) won the majority needed to form a single-party administration in Nov. 1’s general election and on Nov. 17 Erdogan asked Davutoglu to build the 64th Turkish government to replace an interim Cabinet formed between the June and November elections.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 24 Kasım 2015, 14:32