TRNC president gives another UBP member of parliament the task of forming a new government

TRNC president, Ersin Tatar on Monday tasked the National Unity Party (UBP) MP Ünal Üstel with forming the new coalition government.

The move was announced by the Office of the President.

Tatar who had received representatives and leaders of the political parties with seats in the Republic’s Assembly last week, met with the leader of the UBP and Prime Minister Faiz Sucuoğlu on Monday afternoon.

“Following consultations with the UBP leader and Prime Minister Mr Sucuoğlu, the President, with the powers vested to him by Article 106 tasked UBP Girne MP Ünal Üstel with forming the new government,” the statement read.

Article 106, paragraph two of the TRNC constitution states that the president can task an MP who can receive a vote of confidence with forming a cabinet and government.

According to the constitution Üstel has 15 days to form the government or hand back the task to the president.

“We will overcome the hard times in unity and solidarity and open the way for the country” Üstel told reporters after being tasked by President Ersin Tatar with setting up the new government.

He thanked President Ersin Tatar, UBP leader Faiz Sucuoğlu and UBP deputies who believed and trusted him.

Reiterating that he will get to work immediately to form the next government Üstel said, “At the point we have arrived, there are problems that have accumulated in the country and are waiting for a solution, therefore the sooner the government is formed the sooner the problems can be overcome.”

Ünal Üstel, a former minister of health is currently serving as Interior Minister.


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