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The Financial Express

Turkey's Erdogan appoints new governors in 41 provinces

Reuters | Published: June 10, 2020 12:36:13 | Updated: June 12, 2020 16:10:37


Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference following a cabinet meeting in Ankara, Turkey on June 9, 2020 — Turkish Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference following a cabinet meeting in Ankara, Turkey on June 9, 2020 — Turkish Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan appointed new governors in 41 provinces, a presidential ruling in the Official Gazette showed on Wednesday.

As part of the move, 23 governors were shuffled between provinces and 18 were newly appointed, the statement said. Seventeen former governors were appointed as chief civil inspectors and one was appointed as a top advisor to Erdogan. Turkey has 81 provinces.

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