Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday approved the 64th government formed by Prime Minister and leader of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party), Ahmet Davutoglu.
Following the President’s approval, Davutoglu announced the names of the new ministers for the 64th cabinet as follows:
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
Minister of Internal Affairs - Efkan Ala
Minister of Foreign Affairs - Mevlut Cavusoglu
Minister of Justice - Bekir Bozdag
Minister of European Union - Volkan Bozkir
Minister of Economy - Mustafa Elitas
Minister of Finance - Naci Agbal
Minister of Development - Cevdet Yilmaz
Minister of Customs and Trade - Bulent Tufekci
Minister of Family and Social Policies - Sema Ramazanoglu
Minister of Science, Industry and Technology - Fikri Isik
Minister of Labour and Social Security - Suleyman Soylu
Minister of Environment and Urban Planning - Fatma Guldemet Sari
Minister of Energy and Natural Resources - Berat Albayrak
Minister of Youth and Sports - Akif Cagatay Kilic
Minister of Food and Agriculture - Faruk Celik
Minister of Culture and Tourism - Mahir Unal
Minister of National Education - Nabi Avci
Minister of National Defence - İsmet Yilmaz
Minister of Forest and Water Management - Veysel Eroglu
Minister of Health - Mehmet Muezzinoglu
Minister of Transportation, Seafaring and Communication - Binali Yildirim
Erdogan gave mandate to Davutoglu
President Erdogan had authorized Davutoglu to form the government on Nov. 17.
According to the official results of Turkey’s 26th parliamentary elections, the AK Party had won 317 deputies.
Five hundred and fifty five lawmakers were elected into parliament during the snap election, which was held on Nov. 1 after coalition talks failed and a government could not be formed following the June 7 election.