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PARTY GROUPS IN PARLIAMENT AND MEMBER NUMBERS

 

 

POLITICAL PARTY GROUPS

NUMBER OF MEMBERS

JUSTICE and DEVELOPMENT PARTY GROUP

317

REPUBLICAN PEOPLE’S PARTY GROUP

134

PEOPLES' DEMOCRATIC PARTY GROUP

59

NATIONALIST MOVEMENT PARTY GROUP

40

 

CHAIRMEN OF POLITICAL PARTY GROUPS

JUSTICE and DEVELOPMENT PARTY GROUP

AHMET DAVUTOĞLU
KONYA DEPUTY
PRIME MINISTER, GROUP CHAIR
Telephone:+90 312
E-Mail: ahmet.davutoglu@tbmm.gov.tr
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Prof Dr Ahmet Davutoğlu was born in Konya on Feb 26, 1959. 

Prof Dr ; He graduated from Boğaziçi University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Political Sciences and Economics.  He received his master’s degree at Boğaziçi University, Department of Public Administration and doctorate at Boğaziçi University, Department of Political Sciences and International Relations.

He began to work in Malaysian International Islamic University.  He founded the Political Sciences Department of the University and held its presidency.  He became Associate Professor and began to teach at Marmara University Department of International Relations. He gave lectures at the Military and War Collages. He was appointed as general consultant in Prime Ministry and as ambassador. Besides being head of International Relations Department in Beykent University as a Professor, he gave lectures at the same time at Marmara University. He has several works in the field of foreign policy.

He became foreign minister for the 60th Government.  He assumed the same duty again for the 61st government.

Prof Davutoğlu speaks English, German, and Arabic.  He is married and is a father of four children. 

 

NURETTİN CANİKLİ
GİRESUN DEPUTY
GROUP VICE CHAIRPERSON
Address: ANA
Telephone:+90 312
E-Mail: nurettin.canikli@tbmm.gov.tr
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Curriculum Vitae

Nurettin CANİKLİ was born in the Alucra district of Giresun on May 15 ,1960.

After obtaining a degree in Economics at Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Mr. CANİKLİ was qualified as a Certified Public Accountant. He completed his Master’s degree in Money-Banking-Finance Department of the Sheffield University in England.

He served as Chief Supervisor in Ministry of Finance, Head of Department in the General Directorate of Revenues, Vice General Director and, Deputy Provincial Treasurer of Istanbul. He wrote about economic themes as a columnist of Yenişafak newspaper. He worked as a shareholder of a Company of Certified Public Accountant, and then he became one of the founder members of the Justice and Development Party.

He was elected as a  Deputy for Giresun in the 22nd and 23rdlegislative terms. He became the Chairperson of the Committee on the State Economic Enterprises in the  22nd term and the member of the Europe-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly.

He speaks English.

Mr. CANİKLİ  is married and is a father of  four children.

 

MEHMET NACİ BOSTANCI
AMASYA DEPUTY
GROUP VICE CHAIRPERSON
Address: ANA
Telephone:+90 312 4206507
E-Mail: mehmetnaci.bostanci@tbmm.gov.tr
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Curriculum Vitae

Prof Dr Mehmet Naci Bostancı was born in Amasya on August 2, 1957.

Prof Dr; He graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences Department of Politics and Administration.  He received his master’s degree and doctorate at İstanbul University Faculty of Economics, Department of Social Structure and Social Transformation.

He gave lectures in the fields of political sciences and communication sciences at Gazi University, Faculty of Communication.  He became Associate Professor in 1990, and Professor in 1996.  He served as chairman of the Public Relations and Advertising Department of the same Faculty and also became the dean.   His several articles were published in various newspapers and magazines, particularly in Zaman newspaper. He has 17 books and several articles.

He became Member of Turkey’s delegation to OSCE PA (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) for the 24th legislative term.  

Prof Bostancı speaks good level of English. He is married and is a father of two children.

 

 

İLKNUR İNCEÖZ
AKSARAY DEPUTY
GROUP VICE CHAIRPERSON
Address: ANA
Telephone:+90 312 4206510
E-Mail: ilknur.inceoz@tbmm.gov.tr
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Curriculum Vitae

Mrs İlknur İnceöz was born in Aksaray on October 16, 1973.

Lawyer; She graduated from İstanbul University, Faculty of Law.

She worked as a self-employed lawyer. She contributed to the foundation activities of the Aksaray Bar Women Committee. She also worked as the lawyer of the Municipality and as an institution lawyer. She served as administrator in various NGOs.

She was elected as Deputy for Aksaray for the 23rd legislative term.

Mrs İnceöz speaks intermediate level of English.  She is married and is a mother of one child.

 

BÜLENT TURAN
ÇANAKKALE DEPUTY
GROUP VICE CHAIRPERSON
Address: ANA
Telephone:+90 312 4206504
E-Mail: bulent.turan@tbmm.gov.tr
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Mr. Bülent TURAN was born in Çanakkale on January 17, 1975.

Judiciary; He graduated from Doğu Akdeniz University, Faculty of Law. He received his master’s degree from Çanakkale 18 Mart University, Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations. He founded Turan Law Office and became the owner and chairman. He served as the member of Board of Directors and Supervisory Board of Lawyers’ Association. He worked at various Non-Governmental Organizations. He has a book called "One Break" which is comprised of his photos taken in Turkey and abroad and it is published. 

Mr. TURAN speaks good level of English, he is married and is a father 2 children.

 

COŞKUN ÇAKIR
TOKAT DEPUTY
GROUP VICE CHAIRPERSON
Address: ANA
Telephone:+90 312 4206534
E-Mail: coskun.cakir@tbmm.gov.tr
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REPUBLICAN PEOPLE’S PARTY GROUP

KEMAL KILIÇDAROĞLU
İSTANBUL DEPUTY
CHAIRPERSON, GROUP LEADER
Telephone:+90 312 4205264
E-Mail: kemal.kilicdaroglu@tbmm.gov.tr
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Curriculum Vitae

Kemal KILIÇDAROĞLU was born in 1948 in the Nazimiye district of Tunceli.

He graduated from Ankara Academy of Economics and Commerce and worked as economist, financier and senior manager at public institutions.

After beginning his career as an account specialist in Ministry of Finance, he served as the head of department of the General Directorate of Revenues, and then he became the Deputy Director General of the same  institution. He also took office as the Director General of the Social Security Organization for Artisans and Self-Employed (Bağ-Kur), and Social Security Organization (SSK). Afterwards, he served as the Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security of the Republic of Turkey. In addition to these duties, he also lectured in Hacettepe University as an academician. Besides large numbers of his articles published in various journals and articles and he has three published books. Later, he was appointed as a member of the Executive Board of İş Bankası.

He was granted with the ‘Bureaucrat of the Year’ award by the Economic Trend magazine in 1994. He was elected as a Deputy for Istanbul for the 22nd and 23rd legislative terms. He is still the Chairperson of Republican People’s Party.

Mr. KILIÇDAROĞLUspeaks an intermediate level of French.

He is married and is a father of three children.

 

ENGİN ALTAY
SİNOP DEPUTY
GROUP VICE CHAIRPERSON
Address: ANA
Telephone:+90 312 4205270
E-Mail: enginaltay@enginaltay.com
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Curriculum Vitae

Mr Engin Altay was born in Sinop Erfelek on December 15, 1963.

 Educator; He graduated from Dokuz Eylül University Denizli Education Academy.

He served as a teacher and education director in Sivas and Sinop. He also worked as Principal of   Yunus Emre Primary School in   Erfelek district.

He was elected as Deputy for Sinop for the 22nd and 23rd legislative terms.

Mr Altay speaks intermediate level of English. He is married and is a father of one child.

 

LEVENT GÖK
ANKARA DEPUTY
GROUP VICE CHAIRPERSON
Address: ANA
Telephone:+90 312 4205273
E-Mail: levent.gok@tbmm.gov.tr
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Curriculum Vitae

Mr Levent Gök was born in Balıkesir on October 24, 1959.

Lawyer; He graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Law.

He worked as a self-employed lawyer. He served as Board Member of Human Rights Association and Delegate of Turkish Bar Association.   

Mr Gök speaks good level of English.  He is married and is a father of  two children. 

 

ÖZGÜR ÖZEL
MANİSA DEPUTY
GROUP VICE CHAIRPERSON
Address: ANA
Telephone:+90 312 4205267
E-Mail: ozgur.ozel@tbmm.gov.tr
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Mr. Özgür Özel was born in Manisa on September 21, 1974.

Pharmacist: He graduated from Ege University Faculty of Pharmacy. He worked as self-employed pharmacist. He served as Board Member, Cashier, Secretary General and Chairman in Manisa Chamber of Pharmacist. He was elected as member of the Central Committee of Turkish Pharmacists’ Association(TEB) in 2007. He served as accountant and then secretary general in Turkish Pharmacists’ Association(TEB) for 2 terms. He published various notices to congresses and conferences. He is the member of International Pharmacy Union, European Union Pharmacy Group and European Pharmacy Forum.

Mr. Özel speaks good level of English and German, he is married and is a father of a child.

 

PEOPLES' DEMOCRATIC PARTY GROUP

SELAHATTİN DEMİRTAŞ
HAKKARİ DEPUTY
GROUP CO-CHAIRPERSON
Telephone:+90 312 4205303
E-Mail: selahattin.demirtas@tbmm.gov.tr
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Curriculum Vitae

Selahattin DEMİRTAŞ was born in Palu, Elazığ on April 10, 1973.

Lawyer; he graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Law.

He worked as a freelance lawyer. He served as a Board Member and Chairman in the Diyarbakır branch of Human Rights Association. He directed the Turkey Human Rights Association and the Turkey branch of Amnesty International.

He was elected as a Deputy for Diyarbakır for the 23rd term.

Mr.DEMİRTAŞ speaks good level of Zazaki and an intermediate level of Kurdish and English. He is married and is a father of two children.

 

FİGEN YÜKSEKDAĞ ŞENOĞLU
VAN DEPUTY
GROUP CO-CHAIRPERSON
Telephone:+90 312
E-Mail:
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ÇAĞLAR DEMİREL
DİYARBAKIR DEPUTY
GROUP VICE CHAIRPERSON
Telephone:+90 312
E-Mail:
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İDRİS BALUKEN
BİNGÖL DEPUTY
GROUP VICE CHAIRPERSON
Address: ANA
Telephone:+90 312 4205512
E-Mail: idris.baluken@tbmm.gov.tr
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Curriculum Vitae

Mr. İdris Baluken was born in Bingöl on July 2, 1976.  His father’s name is Mehmet Sait and mother’s name is Hacere.

Medical doctor; graduated from Ankara University Medical Faculty.  He received his proficiency in the fields of chest diseases and tuberculosis in Heybeliada Chest diseases and Chest Surgery Training and Research Hospital.

He worked at Bingöl Fighting with Tuberculosis Dispensary, Bingöl State Hospital and Diyarbakır Chest Diseases Hospital.  He worked as administrator and activist in Toraks Association, Turkish Union of Doctors and SES Diyarbakır Branches.  He participated various academic trainings regarding his proficiency inside and outside of Turkey.

Mr Baluken speaks advanced level of Zazaish, good level of Kurdish and intermdiate level of English.  He is married and is a father of two children.

 

NATIONALIST MOVEMENT PARTY GROUP

DEVLET BAHÇELİ
OSMANİYE DEPUTY
CHAIRPERSON, GROUP LEADER
Telephone:+90 312 4205235
E-Mail: devlet.bahceli@tbmm.gov.tr
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Curriculum Vitae

Devlet BAHÇELİ was born in Osmaniye on January 1, 1948.

University Associate; he graduated from the Foreign Trade Department of Ankara Economic and Commercial Sciences Academy. He received his PhD degree in Economics from Gazi University’s  Institute of Social Sciences.

He started as a research assistant in Ankara Economic and Comercial Sciences Academy in 1972. He continued teaching in the Economic Policy Department of the Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences at Gazi University until 1987. He conducted research in the areas of Turkish and world economy, Turkish history and foreign policy as an assistant professor. In 1970s, he  served in the establishment and administration of two non-governmental organizations: Idealist Public Financiers and Economists Association and Association of Research and Teaching Assistants of Universities, Academies and Vocational Schools. He has been the Chairman of Nationalist Movement Party since July 6, 1997.

He was elected as the Deputy for Osmaniye in the 21st and 23rd terms. He served as a Minister and Deputy Prime Minister in the 57th government.

Mr BAHÇELİ speaks good level of English. He is single.

 

ERKAN AKÇAY
MANİSA DEPUTY
GROUP VICE CHAIRPERSON
Address: ANA
Telephone:+90 312 4205239
E-Mail: erkan.akcay@tbmm.gov.tr
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Mr Erkan AKÇAY was born in Burdur Yeşilova on April 2, 1961.

Financier; He graduated from Gazi University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Public Administration.  In 1983 he began to work as an accounting controller in Ministry of Finance.  Between 1990 and 1996 he served as İzmir deputy Head of Provincial Treasury, between 1996 and 2003 he served as Manisa Head of Provincial Treasury, between 2003 and 2007 he served as Balıkesir Head of Provincial Treasury and Balıkesir Director of Tax Administration.

He was elected as Deputy for Manisa for the 23rd Legislative Term.

Mr AKÇAY speaks English, he is married and is a father of two children.    

 

OKTAY VURAL
İZMİR DEPUTY
GROUP VICE CHAIRPERSON
Address: ANA
Telephone:+90 312 4205242
E-Mail: oktay.vural@tbmm.gov.tr
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Curriculum Vitae

Oktay VURAL was born in Diyarbakır on February 2, 1956.

Lawyer, Economist, Assistant Professor; he graduated from İstanbul Universitesi Faculty of Law. He completed his graduate and PhD degrees at Dokuz Eylul University. He conducted research at the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania.

He worked as an assistant professor at Dokuz Eylul University’s Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences. He served as a Prime Minister Advisor, as the General Director and the Chairperson of the Board of Directors in Petroleum Pipeline Corporation, as a member of the State Inspection Board of Presidency of Turkey, as the Chairman of the Board of Directors in  Turkey Fertilizer Industry Inc., as an Advisor in the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources and in the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

He was elected as  a Deputy for İzmir for the 21st and 23rd terms. In the 21st term, he was a member of NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Chairman of the Cooperation Committee of Eastern and Western Economies and Chairman of the Trade, Industry, Energy, Natural Resources, Information and Technology Commissions of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. He served as the Minister of Transportation in the 57th Government. He became a member of NATO Parliamentary Assembly in the 24th term.

Mr.VURAL speaks an advanced level of English. He is married and is a father of two children.

 

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