Vice President of Turkey

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Vice President of Turkey
Cevdet Yılmaz

since 4 June 2023
AppointerPresident of Turkey
Term lengthCoterminous with the president
Inaugural holderFuat Oktay
Formation9 July 2018

The Vice President of Turkey, is the second highest office holder in Turkey.

Turkeys new vice presidential office and Executive system was created when approved by vote it June 2018 and it abolished the office of the Prime Minister of Turkey.[1]

The current Vice President is Cevdet Yılmaz who took office on 4 June 2023.[2][3][4]

List of vice presidents of Turkey (2018–present)[change | change source]

Political party

  Independent (2)

No. Name
Portrait Term of office Political party Previous office
1 Fuat Oktay
10 July 2018 4 June 2023 Independent Undersecretary to Prime Minister of Turkey
2 Cevdet Yılmaz
4 June 2023 Incumbent Independent Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey

References[change | change source]

  1. "Turkey's new presidential system".
  2. "New Turkish vice president assumes office". Retrieved 2023-06-05.
  3. "Turkey's new vice president hails from Kurdish village". Rudaw. 5 June 2023.
  4. "Turkey's new VP says he will prioritise fight against inflation".