Turkey appointed Lütfi Elvan as the country’s new treasury and finance minister early on Nov. 10, according to a presidential decree published in the Official Gazette.
The 58-year-old Elvan was transportation, maritime and infrastructure minister between 2013-2015 and development minister between 2016-2018.
He has been serving as chairman of Parliament’s Planning and Budget Committee.
Elvan has a bachelor’s degree in mining from the Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Mines, a master’s degree in mining operations and research from Leeds University in the U.K. and a second master’s degree in economics from
U.S.-based Delaware University.
He also held different positions at international institutions such as the OECD and EU.
Hurriyet Daily News