Nazım Ekren

Nazım Ekren
Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey
In office
August 28, 2007  May 1, 2009
Serving with Cemil Çiçek and Hayati Yazıcı
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Preceded by Abdüllatif Şener, Abdullah Gül, Mehmet Ali Şahin
Succeeded by Ali Babacan
Personal details
Born (1956-12-04) December 4, 1956
Istanbul, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Political party Justice and Development Party (AKP)
Education Economics
Alma mater Bursa Academy of Economics and Finance, Uludağ University
Profession Academician, politician

Nazım Ekren (born December 4, 1956 in Istanbul) was a Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey responsible for economic affairs.

Political career

He was appointed to his position in August 2007, succeeding Abdüllatif Şener. Ekren is a former professor of banking and international finance.

Ekren graduated in economics from the Bursa Academy of Economics and Finance (Iktisadi ve Ticari Ilimler Akdemisi), and then received a Masters degree and PhD from Uludağ University in Bursa, going on to a career as an academic in the field of economics at Marmara University in Istanbul.

Ekren was a founding member of Tayyip Erdoğan's Justice and Development Party (AKP). He was elected to the parliament in 2007 as deputy of Istanbul Province.

Nazım Ekren was appointed Deputy Prime Minister, responsible for coordinating economic affairs and for the management of:

Ekren was also responsible for relations with:

Political offices
Preceded by
Abdüllatif Şener
Abdullah Gül
Mehmet Ali Şahin
Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey
with Cemil Çiçek and Hayati Yazıcı

August 28, 2007May 1, 2009
Succeeded by
Ali Babacan

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