Nevzat Ayaz

Nevzat Ayaz (born 1930, Çankırı) is a former Turkish civil servant and True Path Party politician. He was governor of Istanbul Province from 1979 to 1988. He was elected to the Grand National Assembly of Turkey in 1991, and was Minister of Defence (1991 - 1993) and Minister of Education (1993 - 1995).[1]

Ayaz featured in Mehmet Eymür's controversial 1987 MIT Report that wrote about high-ranking civil servants and politicians such as Ayaz, Ünal Erkan and Mehmet Ağar, alleging connections with the Turkish mafia.[2]


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