The ninth "Migration Council Meeting" organized by our General Directorate was held in Ankara on Thursday 19 September 2019 under the chairmanship of the Minister of Interior Süleyman SOYLU.
Our Deputy Minister of Interior İsmail ÇATAKLI and our General Director Abdullah AYAZ, along with Deputy Minister of Justice, Deputy Minister of Family, Labour and Social Services, Deputy Minister of Environment and Urban Planning, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Minister of Treasury and Finance, Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism, Deputy Minister of National Education, Deputy Minister of Health, Deputy Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, Vice President of National Intelligence Organization, Acting President of Board of Higher Education, Vice President of Directorate of Religious Affairs, Commander of Turkish Gendarmerie Forces, General Director of Public Security, Acting Commander of Coast Guard, Governor of Bitlis, Governor of Hatay, Governor of Muş, Governor of Van, Presidency of the Republic Department of Strategy and Budget General Director of Sectors and Public Investments, Ministry of Defence General Director of Logistics, President of Disaster and Emergency Management, President of Turks Abroad and Related Communities, Vice President of Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency, General Director of Civil Registration and Citizenship, Acting General Director of Civil Society Relations, President of Interior Security Strategies Department and General Director of Turkish Red Crescent attended the Migration Council, which is in charge of determining the migration strategies of Turkey regarding foreigners and following up the coordination and implementation.
In the meeting which our Deputy General Directors Dr. Gökçe OK and Mehmet Sinan YILDIZ and our department presidents also attended; Deputy General Director Dr. Gökçe OK, President of Foreigners Department M. Selami YAZICI and Acting General Director of International Labour Force Saadettin AKYIL made presentations to the council.
In the council, which was gathered by the call of our Minister of Interior, latest developments and other issues regarding migration was submitted to the review of the members of the council. After the presentations, opinions and suggestions for the next meeting agenda were evaluated.
The Council, which the secretariat services are carried out by our General Directorate, is in charge of determining and following up the coordination and implementation of Turkey's migration strategies regarding foreigners and is under the chairmanship of our Minister of Interior and consists of ministries and institutions and organizations determined by our Ministry of Interior.