This Decree by the Council of Ministers declares land consolidation in the Eastern Anatolia Region of Turkey. Land which are subject to consolidation are specified in the original text.
Implements: Law No. 5403 on Soil Preservation and Land Utilization. (2005-07-03)
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Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk or "Father of the Turks." Under his leadership, the country adopted radical social, legal, and political reforms. After a period of one-party rule, an experiment with multi-party politics led to the 1950 election victory of the opposition Democrat Party and the peaceful transfer of power.
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