President of Northern Cyprus
head of state of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
The President of Northern Cyprus officially the president of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) is the head of state of Northern Cyprus. The president of Northern Cyprus right now is Mustafa Akinci. He has been president since 2015.
|President of of Northern Cyprus|
|Residence||Presidential Palace, North Nicosia|
|Appointer||Direct popular vote|
|Term length||Five years, renewable once|
|Inaugural holder||Rauf Denktaş|
|Formation||15 November 1983|
|Portrait||Elected||Term of office||Political party|
|15 November 1983||24 April 2005||National Unity Party|
|2||Mehmet Ali Talat
|2005||24 April 2005||23 April 2010||Republican Turkish Party|
|2010||23 April 2010||30 April 2015||National Unity Party|
|2015||30 April 2015||23 October 2020||Communal Democracy Party|
|2020||23 October 2020||Incumbent||National Unity Party|
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