Theologist and educator, politician and statesman. He was born on January 17, 1956 in Yusufeli, Artvin. His father's name is Yaşar and mother's name is Hedise. After graduating from Bursa High Islam Institute, he worked as a teacher in secondary schools and engaged in trade. He was among the founders of Justice and Development Party and got involved in politics. He was elected as Bursa Deputy in 21st, 22nd and 23rd periods and as Şanlıurfa Deputy in 24th and 25th periods. He was appointed as Minister of Labor and Social Security and Minister of State in 60th Government. He was appointed as Minister of Labor and Social Security in 61st government again. He was elected as deputy in 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th periods of TGNA. He is married and father of four children.
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