7/10/2018

President Erdoğan Sworn in as Turkey’s First Executive President

After taking the majority of the votes in the presidential elections held on June 24th, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was sworn in at the Grand National Assembly in Ankara on July 9th.

 

After the swearing-in ceremony, an inauguration was held at the Presidential Complex. In his speech President Erdoğan said “We will make major moves in every area from macroeconomic balances to investments to make Turkey one of the 10 largest economies in the world”.

 

22 world leaders as well as vice presidents, parliament speakers, prime ministers of several countries and representatives from six international organizations attended the ceremony.

 

The inauguration was followed by a dinner hosted by the President Erdoğan at the Presidential Complex.

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