Elvan said in a statement he made on his social media account, “I have started my duty as the Minister of Treasury and Finance with the approval of our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. I would like to express my gratitude to our dear President, who entrusted this duty to me personally. I would like to thank our dear Minister Berat Albayrak for his services to our nation so far. May my Lord give good service. " used the expression.
Who is Lütfi Elvan?
Lutfi Elvan (Born March 12, 1962; Ermenek, Karaman), the Turkish engineer, economist, politician and current Minister of Finance and Treasury of Turkey.
Turkey Development Minister Elvan continued between the years 2016-2018 mandate, deputy prime minister of Turkey between the years 2015-2016, between the years 2013-2015 Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ministry has undertaken the task. For the first time in 2007 general elections in Turkey Justice and Development Party (AK Party) deputies entered parliament as Karaman.
Before being elected as a member of parliament from the AK Party, Elvan served as Deputy Undersecretary between 2002 and 2007, and as the Head of Priority Regions in Development Department at the General Directorate of Regional Development and Structural Adjustment between 1996 and 2002.
Lütfi Elvan was born on 12 March 1962 in Ermenek, Karaman, as the third child of A. Nuri and Samiye couple. He completed his primary, secondary and high school education in Konya. He graduated from Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Mining in 1983. He then completed his master's degree in Mining and Operations Research at Leeds University in the UK in 1989. He completed his second master's degree in Economics at Delaware University in the United States in 1995.
Elvan started his professional career in 1987 as an engineer in the Operations Research Group at Etibank. He pioneered the dissemination of computer aided mining applications at EtiBank. He started working at the State Planning Organization (DPT) in 1989 and worked as an Assistant Specialist until 1996. In 1996, he was appointed as the Head of Priority Regions Department at the General Directorate of Regional Development and Structural Adjustment and he continued this duty until 2002. He resigned from his post of Deputy Undersecretary, which he started in 2002, in July 2007 to start his political career.
Elven, Justice and Development Party (AK Party) participated for the first time in 2007 and general elections in Turkey Karaman AK Party entered parliament as deputies. In 2007, he started to serve as chief advisor to the then President of the AK Party, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey-European Union Joint Parliamentary Committee, and was elected to the Presidency of the EU. Turkey entered parliament in general elections again in 2011 and was Chairman of the Planning and Budget Commission.
Turkey Izmir 2014 local elections for the Presidency of the Metropolitan Municipality nominated instead Binali Yildirim Transport on December 25, 2013, he was appointed to the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Communications. In accordance with Article 114 of the Constitution June 2015 Turkey instead appointed Undersecretary Feridun Bilgin before the general elections. After the elections, an early election decision was made when no party could reach the number of seats required to be in power alone and the coalition negotiations failed.
Ministry of Development
AK Party Deputy Chairman Ahmet Davutoglu Selection government established under the chairmanship of reform and the Deputy Prime Minister who Elvan Investment, founded on Davutoğlu Following the resignation by Binali Yildirim May 24, 2016 65 became the Ministry of Rural Development office in Turkey Government.
Ministry of Treasury and Finance
With the resignation of Berat Albayrak, Lütfi Elvan was appointed to the Ministry of Treasury and Finance on 10 November 2020.
Elvan is married to Zeliha Elvan and has two children.