Binali Yıldırım

Former Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey and Former Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey,

(Keynote speaker)

Binali Yıldırım is the former Prime Minister of Turkey (2016-2018) and a founding member of Turkey’s AK Party. He was elected as President of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey on June 12th 2018, a position he served in until March, 2019 when he was nominated as the AK Party’s candidate for Istanbul Mayor. Binali Yıldırım served more than 11 years as a Cabinet Minister and is the longest-serving Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs, and Communications in Turkey’s history. He is currently a Member of Parliament for the ruling AK Party.