Top administrative court reelects incumbent head

The members of Türkiye's highest administrative court, the Council of State, have reelected the incumbent president, Zeki Yiğit, for a new four-year term with 62 votes.

Yiğit, whose term of office that began in May 2020 was due to expire, competed against three other candidates in the elections held on April 24.

Packaging firms eye larger share in European market

Turkish packaging manufacturers aim to boost their exports to the large European market, with North America also on their radar for expansion.

Europe absorbs some 60 percent of the local packaging sector's $7.5 billion worth of exports, said Zeki Sarıbekir, the head of the Turkish Packaging Manufacturers Association (ASD).

Population of Turkey’s Black Sea province of Zonguldak dwindles

The population in the Black Sea province of Zonguldak, known for its production and trading of hard coal as a main economic activity, has been observed to have dwindled over the last decade due to the narrowing of the mining sector and the young generation migrating to larger cities for jobs.