New Turkish cabinet formed

Ministers Idris Naim Sahin, Ertugrul Gunay, Omer Dincer and Recep Akdag have been left out of the Turkish cabinet.

New Turkish cabinet formed

World Bulletin / News Desk

A cabinet shuffle took place in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Thursday following a meeting between Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

A Justice and Development (AK) Party deputy from Mardin, Muammer Guler was appointed as the Interior Minister, Deputy Chairman of the AK Party and a deputy from Adana, Omer Celik was appointed as the Culture and Tourism Minister, an AK Party deputy from Eskisehir, Nabi Avci was appointed as the National Education Minister, while an AK Party deputy from Edirne, Mehmet Muezzinoglu was appointed as the Health Minister on Thursday.

Ministers Idris Naim Sahin, Ertugrul Gunay, Omer Dincer and Recep Akdag have been left out of the Turkish cabinet.

The new Turkish Council of Ministers is as follows:

Prime Minister: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Dep. Prime Min.: Bulent Arinc

Dep. Prime Min.: Ali Babacan

Dep. Prime Min.: Besir Atalay

Dep. Prime Min.: Bekir Bozdag

Min. of Justice: Sadullah Ergin

Min. of Family and Social Policies: Fatma Sahin

Min. of EU Affairs: Egemen Bagis

Min. of Science, Industry and Technology: Nihat Ergun

Min. of Labor and Social Security: Faruk Celik

Min. of Environment and Urbanization: Erdogan Bayraktar

Min. of Foreign Affairs: Ahmet Davutoglu

Min. of Economy: Zafer Caglayan

Min. of Energy and Natural Resources: Taner Yildiz

Min. of Youth and Sports: Suat Kilic

Min. of Agriculture, Food and Animal Breeding: Mehdi Eker

Min. of Customs and Trade: Hayati Yazici

Min. of Interior: Muammer Guler

Min. of Development: Cevdet Yilmaz

Min. of Culture and Tourism: Omer Celik

Min. of Finance: Mehmet Simsek

Min. of National Education: Nabi Avci

Min. of National Defense: Ismet Yilmaz

Min. of Forestry and Water Works: Veysel Eroglu

Min. of Health: Mehmet Muezzinoglu

Min. of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications: Binali Yildirim

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