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Binali Yıldırım

Prime Minister of Turkey
Assumed office
24 May 2016
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Deputy Nurettin Canikli
Mehmet Şimşek
Numan Kurtulmuş
Tuğrul Türkeş
Veysi Kaynak
Preceded by Ahmet Davutoğlu
Leader of the Justice and Development Party
Assumed office
22 May 2016
Preceded by Ahmet Davutoğlu
Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication
In office
24 November 2015 – 24 May 2016
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu
Deputy Yüksel Coşkunyürek
Preceded by Feridun Bilgin
Succeeded by Ahmet Arslan
In office
1 November 2011 – 25 December 2013
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Deputy Yahya Baş (2012–13)
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Lütfi Elvan
Minister of Transport
In office
6 July 2011 – 1 November 2011
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Preceded by Habip Soluk
Succeeded by Position abolished
In office
29 August 2007 – 8 March 2011
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Preceded by İsmet Yılmaz
Succeeded by Habip Soluk
In office
18 November 2002 – 8 May 2007
Prime Minister Abdullah Gül
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Preceded by Naci Kınacıoğlu
Succeeded by İsmet Yılmaz
Template:GNAT MP
Assumed office
1 November 2015
Constituency İzmir (I) (Nov 2015)
In office
3 November 2002 – 7 June 2015
Constituency İstanbul (I) (2002)
Erzincan (2007)
İzmir (II) (2011)
Personal details
Born 20 December 1954 (1954-12-20) (age 64)
Refahiye, Turkey
Political party Justice and Development Party
Spouse(s)
Semiha Yıldırım (m. 1975)
Children Ahmet
Büşra
Erkan
Alma mater İstanbul Technical University
World Maritime University
Signature
Website binaliyildirim.com.tr

Binali Yıldırım (born 20 December 1954) is the 27th and current Prime Minister of Turkey and the leader of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) since May 2016. He was the Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication from 2002 to 2013 and again between 2015 and 2016. Between 2014 and 2015, he served as Senior Advisor to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

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