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TRNC has first female Prime Minister

12 June 2013

The three opposition parties have agreed to support Ms Sibel Siber as interim Prime Minister.

She will be announcing her cabinet in the next few days.

Ms Siber will serve as Prime Minister until elections are held on July 28th and will be a candidate for the main opposition party the CTP during the elections. She has been a member of parliament since 2009.

She has said that she feels honoured to be the first female Prime Minister and will do her best to ensure an orderly transition towards the election.

The cabinet will have the same objectives and will be composed of technocrats.

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