statesman. He was born in Baspinar sub-district / Kemaliye [Eğin] / Erzincan in 20 February 1939. In 1947, his family moved to Ankara. He was graduated from Mimar Kemal
Primary School, I. Male Art Institute, - with the scholar of Sümerbank- Yıldız
Technical University Electricity Engineering Department (1960). During the
university years he attended to Turkish Music and theatre practices. He became
the Student Association director. After his business economics education, he
worked in Sümerbank for a while. After his transfer from Sümerbank to Kale
Group, he worked in public limited companies, Fatih
University and Coşkun College
for thirty five years. Besides his duties in various foundations, association
and companies, he also took place in DPT, TSE Istanbul Association of Manufacturers
Congress and Directorship Councils. Also he worked as director of Turkey Union
of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges and Foreign Economic Relations Council.
He met the politics in
DP Youth Section in 1957. He didn’t work in politics actively for a long time
but after a will he attended to politic and was elected as 20th, 21st
, and 22nd period Istanbul
congressman. He worked as Turkish Grand National Assembly National Defense Commission
Head; member of Planning and Budget Commission, member of Industry, Trade,
Energy, Natural Resources, Knowledge and Technology Commission, Vice General
Director of AK Party. He became the Industry and Trade Minister in the 58th
government established in November 19, 2002. He continued his duty during the
59th government. He received several awards for his works from
When he was the head of Turkey Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges, he
directed more than thirty scientific and technical researches and examinations.
His many poems were composed as Turkish classical music, mystic music and folk
songs forms. His articles were published in various newspapers and journals.
ECONOMY: Türkiye’nin Enerji Sorunları ve Çözüm Yolları, Ekonomik
Kavram ve Göstergeler.
POETRY: Yalın Ayak.
REFERENCE: Mehmet Atilla Maraş / 22. Dönem Şair Milletvekilleri – 22. Dönem (2005), İhsan Işık