GAP Action Plan

History of GAP EP

GAP ACTION PLAN WORKS

November 2007 – GAP Action Plan preparation works have been initiated with the cooperation of State Planning Organization and GAP Administration Presidency.

November 2007 – February 2008 – Economic and Social Council Meetings were held in 9 provinces in the region.

Link: Economic and Social Council Meetings Presentation

May 27, 2008 - GAP Action Plan has been announced in public by Mister Prime Minister at Diyarbakir on May 27, 2008.

June 18, 2008 - GAP Action Plan implementation started with the Prime Ministry Circular No 2008/11 published in the Official Gazette No 26910 dated 18 June 2008.

Link: GAP Action Plan Circular Notice Published in Official Gazette (Document 11)

June 2008 – GAP Action Plan Monitoring Direction Committee has been established, procedures and principles for committee's works have been determined and published in GAP Administration web site.

October 30, 2008 – 1st GAP Action Plan Monitoring and Direction Committee Meeting has been held in GAP Administration. GAP Action Plan Monitoring Report (2008 / 3) prepared as the first report of GAP Action Plan applications has been discussed in the meeting and has been edited to a version that will be presented to GAP Supreme Council.

November 6, 2008 – 21st GAP Supreme Council Meeting has been held in GAP Regional Development Administration Presidency with participation of Minister of Communication Binali Yıldırım, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Doc. Mehmet Mehdi Eker, Minister of Environment and Forest Veysel Eroglu, with the presidency of Minister of State and Assistant Prime Minister Nazım Ekren. GAP Action Plan Monitoring Report (2008 / 3) has been discussed in the meeting.

March 2, 2009 – Headquarters of GAP Regional Development Administration Organization located in Ankara has been relocated to Şanlıurfa with Council of Ministers decision numbered 2008/14535 published in Official Gazette dated January 15, 2009 numbered 27111.

Link: Circular Notice on Moving (Document 12)

April 10, 2009 – GAP Action Plan Monitoring Report (2008 / 4) on applications of Action Plan has been discussed by authorized senior personnel of committee member organizations and had been edited to present to GAP Supreme Council on 2nd GAP Action Plan Monitoring and Direction Committee Meeting.

April 15, 2009 – 22nd GAP Supreme Council Meeting has been held in Şanlıurfa with the participation of Minister of Public Works and Settlement Faruk Nafız Özak, members of the parliament Yahya Akman, Sabahattin Cevheri, Zülfükar İzol, Abdülkadir Emin Önen and Şanlıurfa Governor Yusuf Yavaşcan along with senior manages of public organizations with the presidency of Minister of State and Assistant Prime Minister Nazım Ekren. GAP Action Plan Monitoring Report (2008 / 4) has been discussed in the meeting.

June 23, 2009 – 3rd GAP Action Plan Monitoring and Direction Committee Meeting has been held at Ankara with the presidency of Minister of State Mister Cevdet Yılmaz. Status of GAP Action Plan by the end of 2008 and applications for year 2009 have been discussed in the meeting.

November 18, 2009 - GAP Action Plan Monitoring Report (2009 / 3) has been discussed by 4th GAP Action Plan Monitoring and Direction Committee and has been edited to a version that will be presented to GAP Supreme Council.

November 24, 2009 – 23rd GAP Supreme Council Meeting has been held in Ankara with participation of Minister of Public Works and Settlement Mustafa Demir, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Doc. Mehmet Mehdi Eker, Minister of Environment and Forest Veysel Eroğlu with the presidency of Minister of State Cevdet Yılmaz. GAP Action Plan Monitoring Report (2009 / 3) has been discussed in the meeting.

February 9, 2010 - GAP Action Plan Monitoring Report (2009 / 4)has been discussed in the 5th GAP Action Plan Monitoring and Direction Committee Meeting held in Ankara and has been edited to a version that will be presented to GAP Supreme Council.

February 11, 2010 - 24th GAP Supreme Council Meeting has been held in Ankara with participation of Minister of State Cevdet Yılmaz, Minister of Public Works and Settlement Mustafa Demir, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Doc. Mehmet Mehdi Eker, Minister of Environment and Forest Veysel Eroğlu with the presidency of Prime Minister Mister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. In Supreme Council, information has been given to council members on realization of GAP Action Plan and GAP Action Plan Monitoring Report (2009 / 4) has been discussed.

July 16, 2010 – GAP Action Plan Monitoring Report (2010 / 2) has been discussed in the 6th GAP Action Plan Monitoring and Direction Committee Meeting.