New ministers take over jobs from predecessors

Turkish cabinet's new members of interior, health, education, and culture and tourism.took over office from their predecessors

New ministers take over jobs from predecessors

World Bulletin/News Desk

Turkish cabinet's new members took over office from their predecessors on Friday following a shake-up on Thursday that saw replacements in the ministries of interior, health, education, and culture and tourism.

In handing-over ceremonies held in the Turkish capital, Ankara, Omer Dincer, former education minister, handed over the office to Nabi Avci, an AK Party deputy from Eskisehir province.

AK Party's deputy from Edirne province Mehmet Muezzinoglu, the new minister of health, took over job from Recep Akdag in a ceremony held at the ministry.

Ertugrul Gunay, former culture and tourism minister, handed over the office to Omer Celik, deputy chairman of the AK Party and a deputy from the southern province of Adana.

Idris Naim Sahin, former interior minister, was replaced by Muammer Guler, a Justice and Development (AK) Party deputy from the southeastern province of Mardin.

Last Mod: 26 Ocak 2013, 09:01
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