Sonay Adem (born 1957 in Paphos) was the Minister for Labor and Social Security in the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus(TRNC) government under Prime Minister Ferdi Sabit Soyer. He was confirmed in his office (in the 20th TRNC Government) in April 2005. He is a member of the Republican Turkish Party. He has done extensive work on curbing illegal immigration to the island, as well as immigration reform, in conjunction with organisations such as the Union of Construction Sector Contractors.
In 2006, he was sent to hospital after suffering heart problems during a parliamentary session.
- "Turkish Cypriots, Turkey agree to set up public administration training centre". BBC Monitoring Europe - Political. 20 April 2007.
- "TRNC'S 20TH GOVERNMENT ESTABLISHED". TRNC Public Information Office. 27 April 2005. Retrieved 2010-03-07.
- "Some 27,000 Turks get work permit in North Cyprus under new emigration law". BBC Monitoring Europe - Political. 6 July 2005.
- "Cyprus: Turkish Cypriot "minister" taken to hospital with chest pain". BBC Monitoring Europe - Political. 20 March 2006.
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