|Minister of Culture and Tourism|
24 May 2016 – 19 July 2017
|Prime Minister||Binali Yıldırım|
|Preceded by||Mahir Ünal|
|Succeeded by||Numan Kurtulmuş|
|Minister of National Education|
24 January 2013 – 24 May 2016
|Prime Minister||Recep Tayyip Erdoğan|
|Preceded by||Ömer Dinçer|
|Succeeded by||İsmet Yılmaz|
|Member of the Grand National Assembly|
|Assumed office |
12 June 2011
|Constituency||Eskişehir (2011, June 2015, Nov 2015, 2018 )|
|Born||8 October 1953|
Demirköy, Pazaryeri, Bilecik, Turkey
|Political party||Justice and Development Party (AKP)|
|Alma mater||Middle East Technical University|
|Cabinet||61st, 62nd, 63rd, 64th, 65th|
Nabi Avcı (born 8 October 1953, Demirköy, Pazaryeri, Bilecik, Turkey) is a Turkish academic, writer and politician who was formerly chief advisor to the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Nabi Avcı was born to Abdullah Avcı and his wife Habibe. He graduated from Middle East Technical University's Faculty of Administrative science, and earned later his PhD in Communication science from Anadolu University. In 1974, Avcı entered Ministry of Culture as a clerk.
During the foundation years of Anadolu University, he served as a lecturer at the Faculty of Communication science. Avcı was appointed advisor at the Ministry of National Education and to the Prime Minister. He worked also as program director at a television channel as well as newspaper columnist and advisor to editor-in-chief.
Nabi Avcı served as a board member of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) and chairman of the Turkey National Committee of UNESCO.
Avcı is married and has five children.
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| Minister of National Education
24 January 2013–present
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