Turkish interior minister Efkan Ala resigns

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim announces a change in cabinet after the resignation of Efkan Ala

Turkish interior minister Efkan Ala resigns

World Bulletin / News Desk

Labor and Social Security Minister Suleyman Soylu was appointed as Turkey’s new interior minister after the incumbent, Efkan Ala, resigned, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Wednesday.

A Justice and Development (AK) Party lawmaker for Trabzon on Turkey’s Black Sea coast, 47-year-old Soylu was appointed as new interior minister after Bursa deputy Ala resigned, Yildirim told reporters after a meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Yildirim also confirmed that Bursa deputy, Mehmet Muezzinoglu, had been appointed as Turkey’s labor and social security minister.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 31 Ağustos 2016, 21:32