The life of the TRNC Presidential candidate Ersin Tatar came to the fore after the elections were completed. According to the last minute information, it was reported that the current Prime Minister Ersin Tatar was ahead in the data announced first in the TRNC elections. Ersin Tatar, who was the Chairman of the National Unity Party, entered politics with the UBP in 2003. So, who is Ersin Tatar? Here is the biography and life of the TRNC Presidential candidate Ersin Tatar.
The voting process has been completed in the Presidential elections held in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. 11 candidates in the country competed for the Presidency. It was announced that Ersin Tatar, who participated in the 2020 Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus presidential election as the candidate of the National Unity Party (UBP), is ahead. Tartar served as the Minister of Finance between 2009-2013.
WHO IS ERSİN TATAR?
Ersin Tatar, who has been the Chairman of the National Unity Party since 31 October 2018, was born in 1960 in Nicosia.
Tatar, who completed his high school education in England, graduated from Cambridge University in 1982 and worked at PriceWaterhouse in England between 1982-1986, received the title of “Chartered Accountant”.
Ersin Tatar worked as finance manager at PollyPeck Company in England between 1986-1991 and at FMC-Nurol Savunma Sanayi AŞ in Ankara between 1991-1992.
Tatar, who worked as the General Coordinator of Show TV in Istanbul between 1992-2001, founded “Kanal T”, the first private television channel of the TRNC, in 1996.
Ersin Tatar entered politics with the UBP in 2003. In the early general elections of 19 April 2009, he was elected as a Nicosia MP from the UBP. Tatar, who was appointed as the Minister of Finance in the Derviş Eroğlu government established on May 4, 2009, continued this duty in the Irsen Küçük government established on May 27, 2010.
Ersin Tatar, who was re-elected as Nicosia MP from the UBP in the early general elections of 28 July 2013 in the TRNC, served as the Chairman of the Economy, Finance, Budget and Planning Committee in the 8th term.
Tatar was re-elected as the UBP Deputy of Nicosia in the early general elections of January 7, 2018. Ersin Tatar, who made the second round with Hüseyin Özgürgün at the UBP Congress on 27-28 October 2018, was elected as the Chairman with the announcement of Özgürgün’s withdrawal from the race.
Tatar speaks English, is married and has 2 children.