Turkey’s new Prime Minister to be announced next week: Erdoğan

Turkey’s new Prime Minister to be announced next week: Erdoğan

PanARMENIAN.Net - President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he will conclude his consultations regarding the party’s future leadership with Justice and Development Party (AKP) officials next week, according to Hurriyet Daily News.

Erdoğan also said the next chairman and Prime Minister will be announced Thursday, Aug 21, nearly a week before the presidential handover.

Erdoğan will take his presidential oath on Aug 28 and said he will give the mandate for the formation of the new government to the new prime minister on Aug 29.

The next chairman will take the party to the 2015 parliamentary elections and then the party’s ordinary convention will be held in late 2015, Erdoğan said.

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