Erdogan takes oath as president with more executive powers

The new tenure will mean transition of the parliamentary system of government to the executive presidency.

0
Erdogan takes oath as president with more executive powers
39 Views

Recep Tayyip Erdogan took oath as president of Turkey on Monday post his triumph last month with more executive powers this time.

The swearing in was attended by foreign leaders and including Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, and others.

The swearing in will mean transition of the parliamentary system of government to the Executive Presidency.

Related Article:

Erdogan will now have right to appoint and remove vice-presidents, as well as ministers, high-level officials and senior judges without parliamentary intervention.

The new system will not have any place for prime minister, and the president would be solely responsible for the dissolution of parliament and imposition of a state of emergency.