Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning (Turkey)

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Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning
Çevre ve Şehircilik Bakanlığı
Agency overview
Formed 29 June 2011
Preceding agencies Ministry of Public Works (1920–1983)
Ministry of Development and Housing (1958–1983)
Ministry of Public Works and Housing (1983–2011)
Type Environmental
Headquarters Ankara
Agency executive İdris Güllüce, Minister
Website www.csb.gov.tr/turkce/index.php
Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning

The Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning (Turkish: Çevre ve Şehircilik Bakanlığı) is a government ministry office of the Republic of Turkey, responsible for the environment, public works, and urban planning in Turkey. The ministry is headed by İdris Güllüce since 25 December 2013,[1] "link hatalı"after the resignation of his predecessor Erdoğan Bayraktar amid the ongoing corruption scandal in Turkey.[2]"link hatalı"

History[edit]

The Ministry was formed in 1983 through the merger of the Ministry of Public Works (Turkish: Bayındırlık Bakanlığı, formed 3 May 1920) and the Ministry of Development and Housing (Turkish: İmar ve İskan Bakanlığı, formed 1958). The result was the Ministry of Public Works and Housing (Turkish: Bayındırlık ve İskan Bakanlığı), which was renamed to the current Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning on 29 June 2011.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orhan Coskun; Ece Toksabay (25 December 2013). "Hit by scandal and resignations, Turk PM names new ministers". The Star. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "CIA. Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments". Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  3. ^ "T.C. ÇEVRE ve ŞEHİRCİLİK BAKANLIĞI" (in Turkish). Retrieved 2013-12-25. 

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