ANKARA, 24th May, 2016 (WAM) — Justice and Development Party Chairman, Binali Yildirim, has announced a new cabinet after President Erdogan’s approval The Anadolu News Agency reported that the ruling Justice and Development Party, AKP, announced the new cabinet of Turkey’s 65th government after he was given the mandate to form a new government by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Deputy Prime Ministers have been named as Nurettin Canikli, Mehmet Simsek, Tugrul Turkes, Veysi Kaynak and Numan Kurtulmus.
The Economy Administration has been mostly left unchanged, with Deputy Prime Minister, Mehmet Simsek, resuming his duties overseeing the economy.
Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, Energy Minister, Berat Albayrak, and Justice Minister, Bekir Bozda, have all resumed their posts.
Omer Celik has been appointed as the EU Minister and the Interior Minister, Efkan Ala, was reappointed.