Presidential elections were held in the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TBMM). As the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey could not be elected in the first two rounds, the third round of voting was started.
NUMAN KURTULUS, THE NEW PRESIDENT OF THE TGNA
In the third round elections, the new president of the Turkish Grand National Assembly was announced. AK Party Deputy Numan Kurtulmuş was elected as the new chairman of the Turkish Grand National Assembly with 321 votes.
“2023 IS ONE OF THE GOALS THAT OUR HOLY NATION WANTS TO ACHIEVE”
After the voting, Numan Kurtulmuş addressed the deputies in the Assembly. Kurtulmuş stated that they made the beginning of an important assembly.
The headlines from Kurtulmuş’s statements are as follows:
“I would like to thank you for the trust you have shown in me due to the Parliamentary Presidential election we held today. I would like to thank Mr. Devlet Bahçeli on behalf of our Assembly. We are making the beginning of an extremely important assembly. 2023 has come before us as one of the goals that our beloved nation wants to reach, beyond being just a date.
“Parliament is an assembly that establishes a state”
It has been 100 years since the proclamation of our republic. Türkiye has made great gains in this century. I would like to underline two main features accepted by the TGNA. Parliament is a parliament that establishes a state. This cherished nation, defeated on all fronts, stood up with its beliefs and values and won the Struggle for Independence. We commemorate the pioneers of this war with gratitude, especially Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.”
WHO COMPETE FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE PARLIAMENT?
AK Party Istanbul Deputy Numan Kurtulmuş, CHP Ankara Deputy Tekin Bingöl, Green Left Party (YSP) Adana Deputy Tülay Hatimoğulları Oruç, IYI Party Istanbul Deputy Mustafa Cihan Paçacı, DEVA Party Istanbul Deputy Mustafa Yeneroğlu and Future Party Antalya Deputy Serap Yazıcı Özbudun Parliament Speaker candidate it happened. In addition, the Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Turkey (TIP) and Istanbul Deputy Erkan Baş submitted the candidacy petition of the imprisoned TİP Hatay Deputy Şerafettin Can Atalay to the General Secretariat of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.
ADVISORY BOARD TO MEET
It is envisaged that the Advisory Board will convene next week under the chairmanship of the newly elected Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. In this meeting; The number of members of the Parliamentary Presidency Council and the specialized commissions and the number of members per AK Party, CHP, MHP, Green Left Party, and IYI Party groups will be determined. Five political party groups will report the names of their deputies to the Presidency of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey according to the number of their groups. In the next process, the names of the members of the Presidency Council of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey and the specialized commissions will be read in the General Assembly of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey and presented to the vote of the deputies. In the commissions to be convened under the chairmanship of the oldest member; Election of the Presidency Council consisting of the President, the Deputy Chairman, the Clerk Member and the Spokesperson will be held.
Details are coming…