Turkey's president becomes chairman of sovereign wealth fund

Published: September 12, 2018 16:21:49 | Updated: September 13, 2018 12:59:28

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a news conference in Ankara, Turkey, Aug 14, 2018. Reuters

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has become chairman of the country’s sovereign wealth fund company and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak has become deputy chairman, decisions published in the Official Gazette said on Wednesday.

The presidential decisions also said that Zafer Sonmez had been appointed as general manager of the fund, said a Reuters report.

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