Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning (Turkey)
|Çevre ve Şehircilik Bakanlığı|
Headquarters of Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning in Ankara, Turkey.
|Formed||29 June 2011|
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 Mehmet Özhaseki.
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.
- "T.C. ÇEVRE ve ŞEHİRCİLİK BAKANLIĞI" (in Turkish). Retrieved 2013-12-25.
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