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Turkish PM Davutoglu unveils new Cabinet

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

ANKARA (AVRUPA TIMES) 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

 

Foreign Minister - Mevlut Cavusoglu

 

EU Affairs Minister 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

 

Development Minister - 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 (AK) Party 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. 

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