Hayati Yazıcı (born 23 May 1952 in Çayeli, Rize Province) is a Turkish lawyer and politician. He served as Turkey's Minister of Customs and Trade.
|Turkish Minister of Customs and Trade|
6 July 2011 – 29 August 2014
|Succeeded by||Nurettin Canikli|
|Turkish Deputy Prime Minister|
29 August 2007 – 1 May 2009
|Preceded by||Abdüllatif Şener|
|Succeeded by||Bülent Arınç|
|Born||23 May 1952|
Çayeli, Rize, Turkey
Hayati Yazıcı graduated in 1975 from the School of Law at Istanbul University. Starting of 1976, he served as a judge in the Istanbul Court of justice. In 1984, he quit his post to begin a career as freelance lawyer registered with Istanbul Bar.
A co-founder of the Justice and Development Party, he is Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's lawyer and vice-chairman of the Party. Hayati Yazıcı entered the parliament in 2002 as deputy of Istanbul Province, and was later appointed Deputy Prime Minister, responsible for the coordination between the government and the parliament.
Hayati Yazıcı is married and father of two children.
- ^ "Closing the Gap". The Business Year. Retrieved 2017-04-28.
- Turkish Grand National Assembly official website (in Turkish)