Presidential system to help Turkey escape middle class trap, minister arguesIn an exclusive interview with Daily Sabah, Science, Industry and Technology Minister Faruk Özlü said if the public approves the presidential system, it would give momentum to economic projects. He also provided details on major projects, including the domestic automobile and satellite, as well as establishing a research center in the Antarcticmore
LegislationCurrent AK Party gov’t to serve until 2019Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said yesterday that the Prime Ministry post will continue until the 2019 elections, despite it being eliminated in the new constitution, which will be put to a referendum in the coming months More
Legislation'New system will be fortress of Republic'
Energy Minister Berat Albayrak said that the April 16 referendum on the constitutional amendments will be a criticial turning point for Turkey's stability and that the new system will act as insurance for the Republican values
ElectionsNew system fortifies democracy, say Erdoğan, opposition MHP leader Bahçeli
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the opposition MHP leader Devlet Bahçeli underlined that the presidential system, which has been proposed in the new constitutional changes and will be voted on in a referendum on April 16, strengthens democracy as it gives the administration directly to the people and makes the separation of powers more apparent
LegislationNothing will succeed without involving youth, says Erdoğan
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan highlighted the importance of including youth in the political representation by saying projects that do not include youth will not succeed, after the opposition parties stated that they are against lowering of the age of candidacy from 25 to 18 as part of the new constitutional amendments