Mustafa Varank

Former ministers elected as parliamentary commission heads

Following a voting session in the Turkish parliament, the heads of specialized commissions have been determined, with former ministers taking leadership positions in commissions relevant to their respective fields.

During the general assembly meetings, the commissions convened to select the members of the Presidential Council.

Türkiye launches observation satellite İMECE

Türkiye launched its first domestically produced observation satellite İMECE at Vandenberg space force base in the United States on April 15.

The satellite was designed and developed by the Space Technologies Research Institute of Türkiye's Scientific and Technological Research Council and was produced in Türkiye to provide high-resolution imagery.

Earthquakes cost industry $9 billion, says ministry report

Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank has announced the damage report of industrial facilities in the provinces affected by the earthquake.

Varank stated that seven out of the 34 Organized Industrial Zones (OSB) in the earthquake region suffered partial damage to infrastructure, noting that there were 5,600 facilities with heavy and medium damage.

Students with ‘bioplastic project’ attend science expedition in Antarctica

Students who came first with their "bioplastics from acorns" project in The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Türkiye's (TÜBİTAK) High School Students Polar Research Projects Competition had the opportunity to test their project in Antarctica.