Turkish government suspends new appointments in country

Turkey temporarily suspends assigments of employees to new posts in all state institutions

Photo by: Reuters
Photo by: Reuters

Turkish Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu seen giving a speech in file photo.

Following the names of the interim cabinet of Turkey have been determined last week, Turkish government has made the decision to suspend new appointments of employees in all state institutions and organizations, except some. 

The Prime Ministry of Turkey issued a notice to announce the suspension of appointments in the Official Journal on Monday.

Appointments for public personnels, medical doctors, lecturers and professors, military personnels and also spouse-related or compulsory assignments have been held until further notice, with the exception of cabinet decree.

The exclusive institutions consist of the Presidency Office of Secretary General, administrative organisation of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TBMM), The Constitutional Court,  The Ministry of Justice, The Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (based on the importance of appointments of judges and prosecutors), The Public Scrutiny Institution, The National Intelligence Organization, provincial special administrations and municipalities.

According to the letter, authorisation of prime ministry will be required for exceptional assigments only by reason of force majeure, not to disrupt public services.

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